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For immediate release April 21, 2016
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NKI Research Points to Link Between Diabetes and Alzheimer's

April 21, 2016

New research from the lab of Paul Mathews, part of NKI´s Center for Dementia Research, indicates a link between diabetes and Alzheimer´s disease. The study, which appears in the Journal of Neuroscience, examined the brains of diabetic monkeys and found insulin resistance and other changes consistent with early events in the brain that may predispose people to Alzheimer´s disease. This research was reported in Alzforum.

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Located on the grounds of Rockland Psychiatric Center, The Nathan Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research is a facility of the New York State Office of Mental Health that is nationally and internationally renowned for its pioneering contributions to psychiatric research.

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