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by slacker
Sat Mar 27, 2021 12:46 pm
Forum: Prevention and Treatment
Topic: Toenail fungus - any implications for AD?
Replies: 7
Views: 483

Re: Toenail fungus - any implications for AD?

It's common for toenail fungus (tinea unguium) to reoccur if re-infected from foot fungus (aka Athlete's foot, tinea pedis). It might make sense to treat the foot if you see signs of fungus there as well.
by slacker
Wed Feb 10, 2021 2:30 pm
Forum: Our Stories
Topic: Colonoscopy risks from anesthetics
Replies: 9
Views: 753

Re: Colonoscopy risks from anesthetics

Asked whether I wanted a sedative, I declined because I planned on returning to work ... am I insane :lol: Yes, but you are not alone! My husband had his first colonoscopy (11 years ago) without sedation/anesthesia, because he had things he wanted to do in the afternoon. Last year for 2nd screening...
by slacker
Mon Nov 30, 2020 7:02 am
Forum: Prevention and Treatment
Topic: Low insulin pathway to dementia?
Replies: 17
Views: 2431

Re: Low insulin pathway to dementia?

In this population-based study of middle-aged women free of diabetes mellitus at baseline, the 34-year risk of dementia was more than doubled in women with initially low fasting serum insulin compared to women with medium insulin values. It appears that insulin was checked at the beginning of the s...
by slacker
Sat Oct 31, 2020 12:26 pm
Forum: Getting Started
Topic: "Tricks and tips" for getting the most from the ApoE4 website
Replies: 13
Views: 8788

Re: "Tricks and tips" for getting the most from the ApoE4 website

I am new to This group. I have seen Bredesen trained doctor in the past . I had the Great Plains test for mold and I was told to order Petri dishes abs check my house? The Mycophenolic acid came back at 147.93 I am very confused. Dr Bredesen told me to re read the first book on the molds but I am s...
by slacker
Sun Sep 13, 2020 9:34 am
Forum: Prevention and Treatment
Topic: Bredesen Trained doctor fees
Replies: 9
Views: 1516

Re: Bredesen Trained doctor fees

Julie G wrote:The only extra cost would be the practitioner, with a media cost of $400/hour. (Estimate 1-1.5 hours for first appt. and around 30 mins. for follow-ups.)

Please elaborate! Does this mean that all practitioners associated with Apollo Health are charging $400/hour?
by slacker
Sat Sep 05, 2020 10:19 am
Forum: Prevention and Treatment
Topic: Avoid Air Pollution
Replies: 126
Views: 31499

Re: Avoid Air Pollution

Hi slacker, Now that you have been using Air IQ for awhile, what is your impression? I am on the brink of ordering an Air Doctor unit, which is on sale right now. But interested in hearing about personal experiences before"taking the plunge". Thanks. At the risk of sounding negative :shoc...
by slacker
Thu Aug 20, 2020 1:12 pm
Forum: Prevention and Treatment
Topic: Hormone Replacement Therapy E4 Women
Replies: 728
Views: 216057

Re: Hormone Replacement Therapy E4 Women

DianeSC wrote:I've been taking HRT for many years and I am age 67. Is there a time to stop or will it be lifelong therapy for ApoE 4's?


Hi Diane;

Most of us struggle with this and there is no one size fits all approach. Dr Stavia's thoughts on the subject are in her Primer.
by slacker
Sat Aug 15, 2020 8:33 am
Forum: Prevention and Treatment
Topic: Another insulin resistance test: Insulin Resistance Panel With Score
Replies: 20
Views: 4859

Re: Another insulin resistance test: Insulin Resistance Panel With Score

Tincup wrote:"C-peptide levels are associated with diabetes type and duration of disease


Tincup, in all your conferences and reading, have you heard about insulin resistance in type 1 diabetes? It's an interesting concept.
by slacker
Fri Aug 14, 2020 6:32 pm
Forum: Prevention and Treatment
Topic: Another insulin resistance test: Insulin Resistance Panel With Score
Replies: 20
Views: 4859

Re: Another insulin resistance test: Insulin Resistance Panel With Score

"Unable to calculate the Insulin Resistance Score, as one or more analytes were outside of the reportable range."C-Peptide+IR-Score 200805.png It looks like your score couldn't be calculated due to a low C-Peptide, which is typical for a type 1 diabetic. This site explains. Your endocrino...
by slacker
Fri Aug 14, 2020 3:14 pm
Forum: Getting Started
Topic: Girlfriend and I have Gs141, what will our children have?
Replies: 3
Views: 931

Re: Girlfriend and I have Gs141, what will our children have?

Hi amateurscientist (or citizen scientist!),

Welcome to the website. Here is one of our wiki articles discussing risk of getting Alzhemier's, including ApoE status.

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