A growing challenge seen in all modern societies is taking care of a rapidly growing older population. A major cause of the disability seen in a large and growing number of older people is the result of strokes and/or dementia. In the United States alone there are about 800,000...
 

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In people already showing MCD it seems wise to check serum Hcy levels and if elevated recommend supplements of B-vitamins to lower serum Hcy levels. Dr. Douaud's study certainly suggests such supplements may slow the loss of grey matter and slow the rate of cognitive decline...
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Figure 1. B vitamin treatment significantly reduced regional loss of GM. 3D rendering of brain regions in blue-white where B-vitamin treatment significantly reduced GM loss over the 2 year period (P < 0.05 FWE-corrected). All blue/white areas correspond to regions of significant loss in placebo group with elevated Hcy and known to be vulnerable in ... B-Vitamins Reduce Alzheimer’s Disease
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Jill Weisenberger, MS, RD, CDE is here with some of the latest tips on managing diabetes. Check out her book, Diabetes Weight Loss – Week by Week. So many patients believe that pre-diabetes indicates that a problem might be in their future. Instead, pre-diabetes is the problem. In fact, the problem...
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Moderate consumption of alcohol has already been shown to cut the risk of developing heart disease and stroke. Recent evidence has also found that moderate intake of alcohol reduces insulin resistance and may reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. A Dutch study published in the January 2002...