High Estrogen Levels Plus Diabetes May Boost Dementia Risk

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Gandy said, "Before we make recommendations, we need to do clinical trials. We'd need to see if women on estrogen at age 'X' versus a same-age placebo group who did not get estrogen had the same effect."

Scarabin added that women with both diabetes and elevated estrogen levels would be a good "target for future prevention studies."

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