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The Link Between Your High Blood Sugar And Alzheimer’s
jacobedward02 posted:
Prediabetes is a condition that can enter your life without you even knowing about it. Prediabetes means that your blood glucose level is higher than normal but not quite high enough to be diagnosed as type 2 diabetes.

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Prediabetes is a condition that can enter your life without you even knowing about it. Prediabetes means that your blood glucose level is higher than normal but not quite high enough to be diagnosed as type 2 diabetes - See more at:
nutrijoy responded:
Welcome to the forums. The association between diabetes and Alzheimer's has been well established and there are plenty of non-commercial links that won't try to sell you something except for the ads that Google links on their pages. The non-commercial sites provide plenty of detailed information including the government's own NIH site, , Time (Health & Family) , Lifescript , and literally, dozens of others. In contrast, the doctorshealthpress site is known for using their articles as a front to try to peddle their books and newsletter subscriptions. You might want to avoid posting links to such adware sites in the future unless, of course, it was by intent. Not an accusation; just a heads up in case you weren't aware of this.
mrscora01 responded:
There is actually a newer study that suggests the link may not be as definite as everyone thinks. Here is the link .

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nutrijoy replied to mrscora01's response:
A more recent study reported in The New England Journal of Medicine seems to (re)confirm the association between elevated blood glucose levels and increased risks for dementia. So many other studies have reached the same conclusion that many of the researchers have proposed classifying alzheimer's as diabetes type 3.

It is interesting to note that the symptoms of many alzheimer's patients improve when they ingest MCT's (medium chain triglycerides) in their meals. MCT's are converted to ketones which the brain can utilize as fuel when insulin resistance prevents the brain from properly using glucose (which is often the case with alzheimer's). Although a study of one is not scientifically valid, Dr. Mary Newport used coconut oil (a good food source for MCT's) to "reverse" her husband's alzheimer's.

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