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A-Z of Diseases

A (5) | B (3) | C (7) | D (2) | E (3) | F (2) | G (2) | H (2) | I (1) | K (3) | L (3) | M (4) | O (3) | P (3) | S (3) | Z (1)

How you live and what you eat can affect your risk of dementia. People who are overweight or obese in middle age and/or have higher cholesterol levels have a much higher risk of suffering from dementia later in life.

Diabetes is a condition caused by the pancreas either not producing enough of the hormone insulin, or failing to produce any of it at all. Diabetes can also be caused when the body fails to react properly to insulin.