Study reveals one in three unaware diabetes increases dementia risk

Source: HSE

A new research study has revealed that one in three people (35%) are not aware that having diabetes increases the risk of developing dementia.

The study also found that just under half (46%) of those surveyed were unaware that the risk of developing dementia can be potentially reduced. The study, which was conducted by Trinity College Dublin between December 2016 and February 2017, examined data from over 500 respondents evenly divided between people with diabetes and members of the general population.

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