Scientists have discovered a new danger of sugar

Ученые обнаружили новую опасность сахара


Experts came to the conclusion that the control of blood sugar levels will help prevent further deterioration of the brain.

A group of scientists from China and the UK found that diabetes and high blood sugar levels associated with long lasting cognitive disorders. Article have put into their work published in the journal Diabetologia.

It is noted that the study involved more than five thousand elderly people. In the course of the research was analyzed the relationship between glycated haemoglobin (HbA1c) that reflects average blood sugar, and cognitive disorders over a period of about ten years.

It was found that the higher the HbA1c, the faster the cognitive decline.

While the researchers took into account cholesterol levels, body mass index, mental state, alcohol and nicotine addiction, chronic diseases, education level, marital status and many other characteristics.

The results of the research have shown that people suffering from diabetes or having a predisposition thereto, was observed accelerated cognitive decline.

Previously, scientists have found that sugar is addictive, which is superior to dependence on opioid drugs.

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