Wednesday, May 20, 2009

What Does Insulin Have To Do With Alzheimer's Disease?

ScienceDaily recently reported the following:— "A Northwestern University-led research team reports that insulin, by shielding memory-forming synapses from harm, may slow or prevent the damage and memory loss caused by toxic proteins in Alzheimer's disease.

The findings, which provide additional new evidence that Alzheimer's could be due to a novel third form of diabetes, was scheduled to be published online the week of Feb. 2 by the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS)."

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One of these days we ARE going to beat this thing!

Bob Tell
Author, "Dementia-Diary, A Caregiver's Journal"