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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

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.

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.