volume 30, issue s2, PS199-S215 2012
DOI: 10.3233/jad-2011-111127
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Abstract: An increasing number of studies have demonstrated a connection between Alzheimer's disease (AD) and diabetes, particularly type 2 diabetes (T2D). The risk for developing T2D and AD increases exponentially with age and having T2D increases the risk of developing AD. This has propelled researchers to investigate the mechanism(s) underlying this connection. This review critically discusses the involvement of mitochondrial abnormalities and oxidative stress in AD and diabetes highlighting the similarities between …

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