15th March 2018 – 5.00-8.00pm
University of Reading, Whiteknights Campus, Henley Business School, RG6 6UD.
A joint event between the AgriFood Training Partnership (AFTP), Centre for Integrative Neuroscience and Neurodynamics (CINN), Institute for Food Nutrition and Health (IFNH) and Alzheimer’s Reseach UK (ARUK).
The link between Type II Diabetes (Diabetes mellitus) and vascular dementia is well established, with both conditions affected by patient maturity, obesity and a poor diet. Microvascular disease caused by this combination of risk factors damages blood vessels and causes poor blood circulation, leading to retinopathy (blindness), lower limb disease and dementia. Patients with Type II Diabetes have twice the risk of healthy individuals of developing Alzheimer’s Disease. Read more