Sugar, Alzheimer, and African-American

The Startling Link Between Sugar and Alzheimer’s – The Atlantic

Jan 26, 2018 – … out there to explain the connection between high blood sugar and dementia. Diabetes can also weaken the blood vessels, which increases the likelihood that you’ll have ministrokes in the brain, causing various forms of dementia. A high intake of simple sugars can make cells, including those in the brain, …

Blood Sugar | Alzheimer’s Association

Checking blood sugar levels is a way of measuring how well the body uses glucose (GLOO-kose), asugar that is the chief energy source for cells. … Other risk factors for Type 2 diabetes include overweight, lack of exercise, high blood pressure, family history of diabetes, and being an African-American, Hispanic American, …

African-American | Alzheimer’s Association

African-Americans and Alzheimer’s Disease. African Americans DementiaAfrican-Americans Leading the way. Solomon Carter Fuller Alzheimer’s Scientist Solomon Carter Fuller, M.D., was one of the first known black psychiatrists and worked alongside Dr. Alois Alzheimer, who first discovered the traits of Alzheimer’s …

Eating too much sugar is putting our brains under attack and at risk of … › Lifestyle › Health › University of Bath

Mar 26, 2017 – Eating too much sugar is putting our brains under attack and at risk of dementia … But we’ve been puzzling over the link between sugar and dementia. … on the rise, a better understanding of how it affects brain cells can help us to find ways to help people with diabetes manage their risk ofdementia.”.

Sugar Speeds Up Dementia – New Vision

Nov 8, 2017 – Dr Clare Walton, research manager at Alzheimer’s Society, said: “What we don’t know is whether changes in brain glucose metabolism play a role in causing or worsening Alzheimer’s disease or whether the changes are just a by-product of damage already occurring to brain cells.” She added: “This …

Why special steps need to be taken to reduce the risk of dementia in ……

Sep 20, 2015 – The increase in non-communicable diseases such as diabetes and hypertension inAfrica over the last few decades come as people adopt aspects of the Western diet – including high … This leads to the loss of connections between nerve cells, and eventually to nerve cell death and loss of brain tissue.

Brain Degeneration and Dementia in Sub-Saharan Africa

Seggane Musisi, ‎Stanley Jacobson – 2015 – ‎Medical

Seggane Musisi, Stanley Jacobson. Abbreviations HIV Human Immunodeficiency Virus MHC Mental Health Clinic SVD Spontaneous Vertex Delivery EEG Electroencephalogram RBS Random Blood SugarWBC White Blood Cells FBC Full Blood Count FBS Fasting Blood Sugar Hb Hemoglobin CM Cerebral Malaria …

Sugar’s ‘tipping point’ link to Alzheimer’s disease revealed …

Feb 23, 2017 – Scientists already knew that glucose and its break-down products can damage proteins in cells via a reaction called glycation but the specific molecular … Human brain tissue for this study was provided through Brains for Dementia Research, a joint initiative between Alzheimer’s Society and Alzheimer’s …

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Dementia risk: Why you should cut down on sugar | Health | Life … › Life & Style › Health

Apr 4, 2017 – Instead of being turned into fuel, the sugar builds up because insulin receptors in cells fail to send the signals that your system needs to move sugar out of your blood and into your cells as fuel. This is called insulin resistance, which is a risk factor for Alzheimer’s. In fact, sugar’s impact on the brain goes …

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Medicinal Plant Research in Africa: Pharmacology and Chemistry

Victor Kuete – 2013 – ‎Science

Topoisomerase inhibitors work by interfering with mammalian-type eukaryotic topoisomerases in cancercells [147], probably explaining the cytotoxic effect of compound … In fact, cholinesterase inhibition is the mainstay of treatment for AD and also serves as a promising strategy for the treatment of seniledementia, ataxia, …

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