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Keeping A Healthy Brain As You Age

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Research is finding that the long-known risk factors for heart disease and stroke are also risk factors for neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s. The main risk factors are high blood pressure, cholesterol, and high blood sugar. It may seem like a ...

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Study Shows A Senior’s Well-Being May Depend On Mind Over Body

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Physical illness is not the primary determinant of happiness for older adults, as found in a recent study. Instead, it was found that psychosocial factors have the highest influence on quality of life. Prof. Ladwig and colleagues from the Cooperative ...

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New Strategies For Diabetics To Help Prevent Alzheimer’s

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Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia. It is a progressive brain disease that destroys an individual’s memory, the ability to learn and make decisions, even basic communication and the performance of daily activities. As the disease gradually ...

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Could Your Morning Cup Of Coffee Help Heal Diabetes?

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Most people already think coffee is amazing, but we’re about to give you a whole new reason to love it… coffee can positively impact blood sugar and diabetes! Most coffee beans can be divided into two types: Arabica and Robusta. ...

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10 Incredible Foods And Recipes For Boosting Brain Health

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The relationship between the brain and the body is an astounding one. The foods we use to fuel our bodies also fuel our brain. The brain in turn, ensures the body is functioning as well as possible. It is a ...

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Diabetes and Alzheimer’s – New Research Suggests a Connection

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When blood sugar is too high, as occurs in uncontrolled diabetes, the extra sugar can cause damage to nerves and organs as blood circulates throughout the body. Cardiovascular disease, stroke, even blindness are associated with diabetes due to prolonged high ...

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How Type 2 Diabetes Is Affecting Your Brain

Type 2 Diabetes Can Have Severe Impact on Brain Health

Type 2 diabetes has become so commonplace now, with over 20 million people having the disease in the U.S. alone, that it can be easy to overlook how it affects the body. Besides putting those who have the condition at ...

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The Discovery of Type 3 Diabetes

In 2005 when Dr. Suzanne de la Monte, a neuropathologist at Brown University, reported that Alzheimer’s disease was a form of diabetes, there was much skepticism from the medical community.  But since then the evidence has been overwhelming and now ...

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