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From Marthon, Florida, USA:

Can high blood sugar affect the brain in terms of judgment and impaired thought processes?


Yes, it is known that cognitive functions are adversely affected by high glucose, although not as definitively as by low glucose concentrations. This has implications for school, etc.


Original posting 9 Mar 2004
Posted to Behavior and Hyperglycemia and DKA


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