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Items Tagged ‘Chia-Chen Liu’

October 10, 2017

Researchers Link Alzheimer’s Gene to Type III Diabetes

By Kate Ledger Kate Ledger (@k8ledger)

Researchers have known for several years that being overweight and having Type II diabetes can increase the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease. But they’re now beginning to talk about another form of diabetes—Type III diabetes—that’s also associated with the neurodegenerative disease. This newly defined diabetes occurs when the neurons in the brain become unable to […]

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Tags: Alzheimer's disease, Chia-Chen Liu, diabetes, Guojun Bu, Na Zhao, Yuka Martens


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