Michael Platt
Did you know you can prevent Type III Diabetes - a cognitive disorder which is linked to Alzheimers, dementia and depression?

Did you know you can prevent Type III Diabetes - a cognitive disorder which is linked to Alzheimers, dementia and depression?

October is National Diabetes Month and awareness is mostly focused on Type 2 Diabetes.  What most people are not aware of is that people with diabetes are susceptible to Alzheimer’s due to a condition called Type III diabetes, which is insulin resistance in the brain.  This form of diabetes is considered a frequent precursor to Alzheimer's disease.  A recent Mayo Clinic study shows that Type III diabetes occurs when neurons in the brain become unable to respond to insulin, which is essential for basic tasks, including memory and learning. Some researchers believe that this inability of insulin to function is...

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