Higher blood sugar, even short of diabetes, may raise the risk of dementia, study suggests

  • by: MARILYNN MARCHIONE , AP Chief Medical Writer
  • Updated: August 7, 2013 - 4:35 PM

Higher blood-sugar levels, even those well short of diabetes, seem to raise the risk of developing dementia, a major new study finds. Researchers say it suggests a novel way to try to prevent Alzheimer's disease — by keeping glucose at a healthy level.

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