Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, January 3rd, 2005
According to published research from the United States, "Diabetes mellitus increases the risk of central nervous system (CNS) disorders such as stroke, seizures, dementia, and cognitive impairment. The cellular mechanisms responsible for the increased risk of these disorders are incompletely understood. Astrocytes are proving critical for normal CNS function, and alterations in their activity could contribute to diabetes-related disturbances in the brain."
"We examined the effects of streptozotocin (STZ)-induced diabetes in rats on the level of the...
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