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Pumping Neurons: Exercise to maintain a healthy brain
The evidence is growing that moderate regular exercise boosts memory and other brain functions and may help prevent age-related declines.
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How Parkinsonís disease affects the mind

It’s not just a movement disorder. Besides causing tremors and other motion-related symptoms, Parkinson’s disease affects memory, learning, and behavior.

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Creative healing: art therapy for Alzheimer's disease and other dementias
As medical science races to cure dementia, storytelling and other creative activities promise a better quality of life for the millions already diagnosed.
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American Diabetes Association
This large membership organization for people with diabetes provides news coverage and health information about diabetes. Members receive a subscription the organizations helpful monthly magazine, "Diabetes Forecast."
Call 800-342-2383
www.diabetes.org

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
NIDDK conducts research and provides a wealth of health information to the general public about diabetes and its treatment. Browse the NIDDK web site for information and publications you can receive free of charge.
www.niddk.nih.gov

Published Articles:

"Complications of diabetes in elderly people", by Edward W. Gregg, Michael M. Engelgau, and Venkat Narayan. (British Medical Journal, October 26, 2002, Volume 325, Number 7370, pp. 916-917. This editorial discusses the state of knowledge of how diabetes may affect the mind.

"Diabetes mellitus and the risk of dementia: The Rotterdam Study", by A. Ott and others. (Neurology, Volume 53, Number 9, pp. 1937-42.