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Week 8 discussion- initial postCOLLAPSEA Neurocognitive Disorder is one that entails a decline in thinking, reasoning, memory and/or problem-solving abilities. Multiple metabolic disorders such as hypo and hyperthyroidism, hypocalcemia, hypoparathyroidism, diabetes, and hypercortisolism have all been linked to some level of cognitive impairment. Metacrhomatic leukodystrophy is an autosomal metabolic disorder that has also been shown to manifest itself in early adult form of the disease (Ghosh, 2010). Due to the potential attributingmetabolic disorders that can affect one’s cognition, when a person is diagnosed with a neurocognitive disorder, whether mild or major, it is important to determine whether it is degenerative or non-degenerative. Understanding the symptoms of these disorders is imperative and early treatment may allow for the reversibility of the impairment. Diabetes has shown a significant prevalence in adults over

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