Thursday, April 04, 2013
Today's reading brought some new ideas. I'm going to have to do some research before I decide if they are true.
Prediabetes can cause “predementia” or mild cognitive impairments (MCI).
Brain damage and memory loss can be caused by high insulin levels and insulin resistance.
Alzeimer’s disease is being called “type 3 diabetes”.
“As your waist goes up, the size of your brain goes down.” This comment is one that I hope to research more. I don’t put full faith in it. Dr. Daniel Amen stated that “obesity is associated with decreased blood flow to the frontal cortex-the portion of the brain that controls executive function.