Alzheimer's Disease: Type 3 Diabetes

Alzheimer's disease is actually a third form of diabetes. In other words, the same treatments used for diabetes can now be used for Alzheimer's. Researchers have recently discovered that insulin shields the brain from toxic proteins associated with Alzheimer's disease, proving that Alzheimer's may be a third form of diabetes.

Insulin Resistance and Alzheimer's

Alzheimer's is the most common cause of dementia. It happens when plaque builds up in the brain, and kills brain cells. So far, there is no known cure. You will eventually lose all your memories and personality, and inevitably become completely dependent on others. What's worse is that you can't do anything about it.

How to prevent memory loss and How to get smarter as you grow older

How to Improve Brain Health

Feed your brain right, then fast a day. Move your body: walk, dance, and shake! Send your brain to boot camp. Turn off the TV, turn on the radio. Check your neck. Check your meds Bear some weight. Savor a sensory experience. Take an afternoon catnap. Switch hands.