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Old 02-09-2013, 07:23 PM
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Originally Posted by TexasRN View Post
I haven't heard of a connection but that doesn't mean they haven't found one. I have quit reading up on dementia studies for a while. I was obsessed when dad was first diagnosed and read everything I could find. The last thing I did happen to see was that they are looking at a connection between diabetes/blood sugar issues and Alzheimer's disease. Some are even calling Alzheimer's "type 3 diabetes" now. Here is an article from the NY Times about it that was published last year:

Remember, glucose is fuel for your brain so any time you have a big change in glucose levels you are affecting your brain function. So it makes sense.

That was a good article, he makes it easy to understand. It really does make sense.
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