Does Metabolic Syndrome damage teen brains?

I've followed many children with type 2 diabetes, and it's precursor: the metabolic syndrome. This recent publications raises very serious questions about an organ that we don't routinely think of as a target for complications: the brain.

 

Conclusions: Metabolic syndrome was associated with impaired reading, working memory, and attention among adolescents.

 

To read the full text manuscript as PDF including links:

http://online.liebertpub.com/doi/pdfplus/10.1089/met.2016.0015

 

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