Insulin resistance in cognitive impairment: The InCHIANTI study

Cristina Geroldi, Giovanni B. Frisoni, Giuseppe Paolisso, Stefania Bandinelli, Marco Lamponi, Angela Marie Abbatecola, Orazio Zanetti, Jack M. Guralnik, Luigi Ferrucci

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Objective: To test the association between cognitive impairment, with and without subcortical features, and insulin resistance in an elderly community-dwelling population. Design: Cross-sectional wave of an epidemiologic longitudinal study (InCHIANTI). Participants: A total of 523 people, aged 70 to 90 years without diabetes mellitus or hyperglycemia, from the InCHIANTI cohort were included in the study. A total of 119 individuals had cognitive impairment (Mini-Mental State Examination [MMSE] score

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1067-1072
Number of pages6
JournalArchives of Neurology
Issue number7
StatePublished - Jul 2005
Externally publishedYes

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  • General Neuroscience


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