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Diabetes and literacy key to beat dementia, says study

 

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Diabetes and literacy key to beat dementia, says study

Preventing diabetes and depression could have a dramatic impact on cutting cases of dementia, a study suggests.

Boosting levels of education and upping fruit and vegetable consumption would also have a big effect, the British Medical Journal said.

 

It comes as another study showed dementia patients are missing out on vital early treatments because GPs are being slow to diagnose them. More …