- Q Has diabetes been linked to the risk of Alzheimer's disease and dementia?
Dr. Dean Ornish, Internal MedicineChronic inflammation is linked to a variety of chronic diseases besides diabetes. A recent study from the Karolinska Institute in Sweden showed that those with prediabetes as well as diabetes have a 70 percent higher risk of developing Alzheimer’s... Full Answer
- Q Does diabetes lead to kidney disease?
Dr. Mehmet Oz, CardiologyMany people with diabetes do not have any kidney problems. If you have diabetes, the best way to keep your kidneys healthy is to lower your blood sugar levels -- getting these levels down to normal or as close to normal as possible -- and... Full Answer