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by mike
Thu Jan 16, 2020 11:52 am
Forum: Our Stories
Topic: New Labs comments welcome
Replies: 8
Views: 297

Re: New Labs comments welcome

Hgb AIC 5.6 (for the life of me I don't know what to do with this, I've been taking my blood glucose daily at least 10 times each day and my 90 day average is 93, if someone has some advise on this, I will greatly appreciate it. Roxanne, are you seeing much variability in you glucose during the day...
by mike
Tue Jan 07, 2020 3:56 pm
Forum: Science and Research
Topic: Cardiorespiratory Fitness and Gray Matter Volume in the Temporal, Frontal, and Cerebellar Regions
Replies: 0
Views: 112

Cardiorespiratory Fitness and Gray Matter Volume in the Temporal, Frontal, and Cerebellar Regions

Another reason to exercise... https://www.mayoclinicproceedings.org/article/S0025-6196(19)30522-1/fulltext Results Volumetric analyses revealed associations of CRF with gray matter (GM) volume and total brain volume. After multivariable adjustment, a 1–standard deviation increase in VO2peak was rela...
by mike
Sat Jan 04, 2020 10:07 am
Forum: Meet-Ups
Topic: Any NORCAL folks interested in a get together?
Replies: 112
Views: 9465

Re: Any NORCAL folks interested in a get together?

bosco wrote:I just came across this posting. Have people gotten together? I'm in Berkeley and would be interested in meeting other folks. Thanks, and I look forward to your reply. Best, Michael

Yes we’ve met a few times, I’ll add you to my list.
by mike
Fri Jan 03, 2020 11:41 am
Forum: Meet-Ups
Topic: Any NORCAL folks interested in a get together?
Replies: 112
Views: 9465

Re: Any NORCAL folks interested in a get together?

What do folks think about pushing the meetups to every 4 months instead of 3? We could do the same location as last time, maybe on Sunday February 16, 2020 at 10 am?
by mike
Fri Jan 03, 2020 10:13 am
Forum: Science and Research
Topic: Alzheimer's Brain Atrophy Predicted by Tau PET
Replies: 0
Views: 140

Alzheimer's Brain Atrophy Predicted by Tau PET

— Study identifies location of neurodegeneration a year in advance https://www.medpagetoday.com/neurology/alzheimersdisease/84188?xid=nl_mpt_DHE_2020-01-03&eun=g1288999d0r&utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Daily%20Headlines%20Top%20Cat%20HeC%20%202020-01-03&utm_te...
by mike
Tue Dec 31, 2019 11:24 am
Forum: Science and Research
Topic: Do Amyloid Plaques in Alzheimer's Always Come First?
Replies: 0
Views: 360

Do Amyloid Plaques in Alzheimer's Always Come First?

Do Amyloid Plaques in Alzheimer's Always Come First? — Sensitive measures identify a subgroup with subtle cognitive difficulties, but normal amyloid https://www.medpagetoday.com/neurology/alzheimersdisease/84155?xid=nl_mpt_DHE_2019-12-31&eun=g1288999d0r&utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=ema...
by mike
Tue Dec 31, 2019 9:59 am
Forum: Getting Started
Topic: Apoe 4/4 and high triglycerides
Replies: 16
Views: 1446

Re: Apoe 4/4 and high triglycerides

Thank you I will definitely read into them. I do not have diabetes and my blood sugar is always in the normal range. Just another weird thing about my situation. Hi from another 4/4 and welcome. I had similar situation at your age, but not so high TG. Now at age 59, I've been a Type 2 diabetic for ...
by mike
Tue Dec 17, 2019 4:06 pm
Forum: Prevention and Treatment
Topic: Zero carb diet will help prevent Alzheimer’s
Replies: 89
Views: 9433

Re: Zero carb diet will help prevent Alzheimer’s

Barry Pearson wrote:We are exposed to infrared whenever there is sunlight. We just can't see it.

Yes, but not because of sunset or sunrise.
by mike
Tue Dec 17, 2019 11:05 am
Forum: Prevention and Treatment
Topic: Zero carb diet will help prevent Alzheimer’s
Replies: 89
Views: 9433

Re: Zero carb diet will help prevent Alzheimer’s

Before we had artificial lighting, we were constrained by sunlight. In Africa, being nearer the equator than most places today, there is more consistency of lengths of daylight. So our distant ancestors evolved with redish light early and late, (sunrises and sunsets are redish), and white light in ...
by mike
Tue Dec 17, 2019 10:48 am
Forum: Science and Research
Topic: Survival time tool to guide care planning in people with dementia
Replies: 0
Views: 185

Survival time tool to guide care planning in people with dementia

Not the most cheerful subject, but useful. https://n.neurology.org/content/early/2019/12/16/WNL.0000000000008745 Results By August 2016, 20,828 (41.6%) patients in our cohort had died. Median survival time from diagnosis of dementia was 5.1 (interquartile range 2.9–8.0) years for women and 4.3 (inte...

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