People with diabetes are more likely to develop Alzheimer's disease

Alzheimer's disease may develop on the background of high sugar and cravings for sweet foods. To such conclusion experts from the Medical school of the University of Washington. High sugar levels affect the brain and creates additional risk in the development of Alzheimer's disease, writes The Telegraph.

In an experiment with laboratory mice, scientists have found out that high blood sugar leads to increased beta-amyloid protein. According to one theory, this substance is the main factor in the development of the disease.

Diabetics are at risk for a number of other diseases. High blood sugar leads to diseases of the kidneys, the liver, the organ of vision. In severe forms of diabetes developing psychological disorder, sensitivity disorder. Proper diet and regular examination will help to avoid most of complications.

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