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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Impact of Diabetes on Cognitive and Perfusion Inefficiencies in Preclinical AD
Principal Investigator:

Kelsey R. Thomas

Location: San Diego, CA
Congressional District Code: 52
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: October 2019 - September 2024
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $212,840
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Diabetes affects more than 30 million Americans over the age of 18, including nearly one quarter of Veterans. The estimated yearly cost of diabetes in the United States is $245 billion, and the medical expenditures of people with diabetes is 2.3 times higher than they would be in the absence of diabetes. In addition to the many medical complications and co-existing conditions associated with diabetes, diabetes also confers a greater risk for developing Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and dementia. AD p...

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