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ea0063gp45 | Metabolic Syndrome and Hypoglycaemia | ECE2019

Hypoglycemia and dementia risk in older patients with type 2 diabetes: a propensity-score matched analysis of a population-based cohort study

Jin Han Seung , Kim Young-Gun , Young Moon So

Background: Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) is associated with an increased risk for dementia. The effects of hypoglycemia on dementia are controversial. Thus, we evaluated whether hypoglycemia increases the risk for dementia in senior patients with T2DM.Methods: We used the Korean National Health Insurance Service Senior cohort, which includes >10% of the entire senior population of South Korea. In total, 7,752 patients who had ever experienced hypo...