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Alzheimer’s Gene Linked to Diabetes

Researchers found that the Alzheimer’s gene ApoE4 could be linked to type 3 diabetes. The Apolipoprotein E (APOE) gene is one of the strongest genetic risk factors for Alzheimer’s disease. Diabetes and impaired insulin signaling in the brain are linked to the development of Alzheimer’s disease. This study shows how …

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Diabetes May Be an Early Indicator of Alzheimer’s Disease

What do alcohol consumption, smoking, obesity, and diabetes have in common… Previous studies have shown that cardiovascular risk factors are linked to cognitive decline leading to Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. However, we don’t currently have effective treatments for Alzheimer’s disease, so the focus is on prevention. Being able to understand …

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Alzheimer’s and Diabetes Linked?

Elevated blood glucose caused increase in amyloid beta leveles in the brain… While many earlier studies have pointed to diabetes as a possible contributor to Alzheimer’s, the new study – in mice – shows that elevated glucose in the blood can rapidly increase levels of amyloid beta, a key component …

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