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Severe hypoglycaemia causes reduced cognitive function in elderly people with type 1 diabetes

The low blood sugar (glucose) levels experienced by people with diabetes can affect the brain. A sudden drop in glucose causes neuronal death and, as a consequence, short-term cognitive impairment, which particularly affects elderly people. But what happens in the long term? A recent study has been able to obtain conclusive results for the first time.

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