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Chris Karayiannis

Study links nocturnal blood pressure with diabetes and dementia

Monash University researchers investigating the association between Type 2 diabetes and dementia have found an interesting factor linking the diseases: the dipping of nocturnal blood pressure.

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 20 September, 2019
Velandai Srikanth

Research suggests diabetes may affect brain atrophy earlier than thought

Studies by Monash University’s Peninsula Clinical School researchers have deepened knowledge about the link between type 2 diabetes and dementia, and suggest that the effect of diabetes on brain atrophy may begin in middle rather than

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 7 March, 2019
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Harm risk tool for older patients of limited value: study

Older people admitted to hospital face the risk of several adverse events such as falls, pressure injuries and malnutrition, which can cause substantial harm to them, distress to family and carers, and increased burden on inpatient services.

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 8 November, 2018