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Living with Dementia

Amylin Deposition

A second amyloid may play a role in Alzheimer’s disease, UC Davis researchers find

A protein secreted with insulin travels through the bloodstream and accumulates in the brains of individuals with type 2 diabetes and dementia, in the same manner as the amyloid beta Αβ plaques that are associated with Alzheimer’s disease, a study by researchers with the UC Davis Alzheimer’s Disease Center has found.

The study is… A second amyloid may play a role in Alzheimer’s disease, UC Davis researchers find   



What is dementia?

the gerontologist1 - brewer1 - slowness of movement1 - early alzheimer's3 - american academy of neurology3 - pick's disease2 - cognitive impairment10 - statins1 - emotional symptoms1 - dopamine-producing neurons4 - mayo clinic1 - regular exercise1 - misplacing things1 - diet high in carbohydrates1 - kraepelin3 - alzheimer's markers1 - apraxia3 - stage dementia1 - lewy body1 - risk of developing parkinson's1 - dementia alliance1 - down syndrome2 - biomarkers of alzheimer's disease1 - alzheimer's experience1 - coping strategies1 - benadryl1 - decline in memory1 - heart attack2 - non-familial parkinson's1 - blood pressure6 -