Does Diabetes Increase Risk of Cognitive Decline?

There is mounting evidence that Type 2 diabetes may be associated with cognitive decline in older adults. A new study in the July 8 online issue of Neurology found that people with Type 2 diabetes had worse regulation of blood flow to the brain over a two-year period when compared to those without the disease. […]

More Health Spending Doesn’t Equal Better Health

The United States spends more per capita on health care than other wealthy nations, but still lags behind in life expectancy and overall population health, according to a new study published in this week’s issue of JAMA. Noting a lack of universal health coverage,  study authors concluded: “High costs with mediocre population health outcomes at […]

Diabetes Forecast Isn’t Pretty

You may have seen the news about a report the Centers for Disease Control released last Friday on the rapidly growing trend in diabetes among Americans. They predict that by 2050 the number of people with the Type 2 form of this disease could be as high as 1 in 3. One-third of all Americans. That’s […]