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Risk Of Cognitive Decline Higher In Those With Diabetes, Heart Disease
2013-06-05 08:16:26

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Patients who suffer from cardiovascular disease (CVD) and Type 2 diabetes also face an increased risk of cognitive decline, according to new research scheduled for publication in the Journal of Diabetes and Its Complications. According to Christina E. Hugenschmidt, lead author of the study and a professor of gerontology and geriatric medicine at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, the results of the institute´s Diabetes Heart...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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