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Blood Glucose Level Influence Cognitive Function

Blood Glucose Level Influence Cognitive Function

Q: Critically evaluate the notion that alteration in blood glucose level influence cognitive function.

In an attempt to find out whether decreased blood sugar level is associated with impaired cognitive function, adverse emotional changes, or somatic symptoms, 35 subjects who suspected that they had hypoglycemia were given 5-hr glucose tolerance tests (GTTs). Nine blood samples were taken during the GTT, and the subject''s mood, Serial Sevens Test (SST) performance, and somatic symptom reports were recorded on each occasion of sampling. The subjects reported significantly more negative affect and somatic ...
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