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Urine protein may predict cognitive decline in diabetics
Urine protein may predict cognitive decline in diabetics (August 30, 2013 - Insidermedicine) From Atlanta - A new report published in the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology finds a protein in the urine that may signal risk of cognitive decline in diabetics. Researchers studied nearly 3,000 diabetics for four to five years. Participants had an average age of 62. Researchers found those with persistent albuminuria over the study period had greater decline in their processing speeds, verbal memory and executive function than those without albuminuria.
 
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