Diminished performance on response-selection tasks in Type 2 diabetes

P.C. de Groot, L. Borghouts, J.J.M.E. Adam, H.A. Keizer

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Diminished performance on response-selection tasks in Type 2 diabetes.

de Groot PC, Borghouts LB, Adam JJ, Keizer HA.

Department of Movement Sciences, Maastricht University, The Netherlands.

Comparisons of visual perception, response-selection, and response-execution performance were made between Type 2 diabetes mellitus patients and a matched nondiabetic control group. 10 well-controlled male patients with Type 2 diabetes without diabetic complications (M age 58 yr.) and an age and IQ-matched non-diabetic control group consisting of 13 male healthy volunteers (M age 57 yr.) were included. Significant differences were found only between the two groups on response-selection performance, which concerns the selection and preparation of an appropriate motor action
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)257-266
Number of pages9
JournalPerceptual and Motor Skills
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2003

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