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Old 03-07-2014, 10:09 PM   #25
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Originally Posted by nelie View Post
Do you have scientific articles about alzheimer's being a form of diabetes? The reason I ask is the only thing I've seen is questionable theories without any evidence.

We are learning a lot more about Alzheimer's and dementia in general. The things I've read seem to indicate that vitamin B-12 malabsorption (which is not only genetic for those of all ages but widespread among the elderly) and exposure to aluminum throughout life both seem to play a role in Alzheimer's.
I don't, and don't claim to know for sure, just that I've seen this theory floated around. The first link below is the most authoritative, the other two are just articles. Googling "type 3 diabetes" will bring up a plethora of results.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2769828/

http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com...ype=blogs&_r=0

http://www.greenmedinfo.com/blog/sug...ype-3-diabetes

Again, I'm not saying it is for sure but the concern is there. We already have plenty of reasons to avoid sugars, this for me just adds to it because Alzheimers is a pretty scary disease.
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