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More Alzheimer's Activists, More Challenges?

As Alzheimer’s disease and dementia reach epidemic proportions, more people living with the disease are using their personal experiences to call for increased funding and support.Their passionate cries are crucial to raising awareness and funds, but the disease itself brings unique challenges. Learn more about these courageous Alzheimer's activists and how the disease can be come a hindrance to advocacy. More Alzheimer’s Activists Are Speaking on Their Own Behalf According to the latest statistics from the Alzheimer’s Association, nearly 44 million people worldwide have Alzheimer’s or a related dementia, and 5.3 million of those people are Americans. It is projected that as many as 16 million Americans will have the disease by 2050 unless a cure is found.As...
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Dementia Risk Increased by Poor Diet

A new study contributes to the growing amount of research concluding that dementia and Alzheimer’s disease are linked to poor diet. The study done at the Meritorius University of Puebla (BUAP) in Mexico concluded that “diabetes and poor diet is a risk factor for developing Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s.”Learn more about this study and the strong link between poor nutrition and neurodegenerative disease. High Caloric Diet Can Increase Dementia Risk Samuel Treviño Mora, a scientist from the Meritorius University of Puebla (BUAP), fed rodents a high caloric diet to determine the effects of a poor diet on brain health.Unsurprisingly, after years of feeding the rodents a poor diet with high caloric intake and glucose concentrations, the rodents developed diabetes. Mora then measured the effects that the diet...
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