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Clinical Summary

Type 2 diabetes: choice of oral antidiabetic linked to dementia risk

Susan London   |   20 October 2022

Takeaway

  • Among older adults with type 2 diabetes starting oral antidiabetic medication, risk for a dementia diagnosis 1 year later varied by the medication(s) selected.

Why this matters

  • Findings may help inform treatment decision-making.

Study design

  • US prospective cohort study of 559,106 dementia-free veterans aged ≥60 years with type 2 diabetes initiating...

          

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