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by Kathleen1
Thu Jun 08, 2017 8:00 am
Forum: Prevention and Treatment
Topic: EBT Calcium Scan
Replies: 64
Views: 5488

Re: EBT Calcium Scan

Thanks, I am going to resume the 81mg aspirin (cardiologist had suggested stopping it before I got the scan because apart from family history and elevated cholesterol on the bad side, the good side included no symptoms, good EKG, good BP, glucose, HgA1c (I got a lot of labs for that MEND study proto...
by Kathleen1
Wed Jun 07, 2017 9:17 pm
Forum: Prevention and Treatment
Topic: EBT Calcium Scan
Replies: 64
Views: 5488

Re: EBT Calcium Scan

Alas, coronary calcium score greater than 600. Guess I am going on a statin, up the activity and drop the body weight (current BMI of 25). sigh. genes do tell.
by Kathleen1
Mon May 08, 2017 6:38 pm
Forum: Science and Research
Topic: A new SNP (Met/Met) that predicts cognitive decline
Replies: 15
Views: 869

Re: A new snip (Met/Met) that predicts cognitive decline

but Julie, do they actually talk about the TT folks or just those who carry one T?
by Kathleen1
Mon May 08, 2017 6:36 pm
Forum: Science and Research
Topic: A new SNP (Met/Met) that predicts cognitive decline
Replies: 15
Views: 869

Re: A new snip (Met/Met) that predicts cognitive decline

OK, I am a TT on this one. But my 3T MRI does not show atrophy. Back to the basics. Exercise, exercise, exercise.
by Kathleen1
Fri Apr 07, 2017 3:42 pm
Forum: Prevention and Treatment
Topic: precision prevention review by Richard Isaacson/tramisprosate, D, Omega 3, pesticides
Replies: 7
Views: 331

precision prevention review by Richard Isaacson/tramisprosate, D, Omega 3, pesticides

COMMENTARY Has Precision Prevention Arrived in Alzheimer Disease? Richard S. Isaacson, MD |April 07, 2017 Hi. My name is Richard Isaacson. I am director of the Alzheimer's Prevention Clinic at Weill Cornell at NewYork- Presbyterian. Today we are going to talk about Alzheimer's therapeutics, both in ...
by Kathleen1
Wed Jan 18, 2017 7:07 pm
Forum: Science and Research
Topic: CSF Ferritin predicts cognitive decline in E4s
Replies: 58
Views: 3168

CSF Ferritin predicts cognitive decline in E4s

"The study found that in cognitively normal people who express the APOE ε4 risk allele, high CSF ferritin almost perfectly predicted whether the individual will experience cognitive decline in the subsequent 7 years," said Dr Bush. The effect of ferritin "was far greater than the most...
by Kathleen1
Sun Nov 20, 2016 7:37 pm
Forum: Prevention and Treatment
Topic: Reversing Heart Disease with Diet
Replies: 22
Views: 1489

Re: Reversing Heart Disease with Diet

I do know I have had to dial back the saturated fat --adding it back into my diet some years ago was associated with all the wonderful cognitive, weight and energy level changes that came with going paleo/dropping most simple carbs (I did stay away from red meat) .Unfortunately, this came with a lea...
by Kathleen1
Tue May 10, 2016 9:17 pm
Forum: Prevention and Treatment
Topic: Is baby brain worse for APOE4?
Replies: 7
Views: 694

Re: Is baby brain worse for APOE4?

Note also that once you have a kid divided attention rather than focused attention becomes the base state of thinking. Think warm shallow swampy life sustaining wetlands slopping about versus icy rapids carving out a canyon.
by Kathleen1
Tue May 10, 2016 9:13 pm
Forum: Prevention and Treatment
Topic: Is baby brain worse for APOE4?
Replies: 7
Views: 694

Re: Is baby brain worse for APOE4?

Benign encephalopathy of pregnancy. Common. Check labs though, thyroid, vitamins (B12, D)
by Kathleen1
Mon Mar 07, 2016 7:15 am
Forum: Science and Research
Topic: GG rs9472817 annuls APOE epsilon 4 risk? Wo Hoo!
Replies: 65
Views: 3494

Re: GG rs9472817 annuls APOE epsilon 4 risk? Wo Hoo!

I am 3/4
Heterozygous for all 3

rs9381468 AG
rs9296504 CT
rs9381469 AG

and for this thread as prior noted
rs9472817 CG

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