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by NF52
Thu May 21, 2020 3:20 pm
Forum: Science and Research
Topic: Associations Between Cardiovascular Risk, Structural Brain Changes, and Cognitive Decline
Replies: 2
Views: 743

Re: Associations Between Cardiovascular Risk, Structural Brain Changes, and Cognitive Decline

Here's a study from the Journal of the American College of Cardiology , concluding that Higher cardiovascular risk burden may predict decline in episodic memory, working memory, and perceptual speed and is associated with neurodegeneration and vascular lesions in the brain. ...https://www.onlinejac...
by NF52
Fri May 15, 2020 10:34 am
Forum: Prevention and Treatment
Topic: PREPRINT: Increased risk from COVI-19 in apoe4s
Replies: 10
Views: 1474

Re: PREPRINT: Increased risk from COVI-19 in apoe4s

I hope the researchers analyze the role of long term care facilities in this data. ... My mom died of probable covid last month. She was 88, in late stage of alz/dementia and in a memory care unit. She passed within 3 days of starting a fever. It's unclear how many people in her unit died/are dying...
by NF52
Sat May 09, 2020 6:18 pm
Forum: Science and Research
Topic: Blood p-tau181 could be used as a simple, accessible, and scalable test for screening and diagnosis of Alzheimer's disea
Replies: 1
Views: 626

Re: Blood p-tau181 could be used as a simple, accessible, and scalable test for screening and diagnosis of Alzheimer's d

From The Lancent, VOLUME 19, ISSUE 5, P422-433, MAY 01, 2020... A quote from the article: "P-tau181 levels in blood samples are increased in individuals who have a positive amyloid scan but not yet a positive tau PET scan, suggesting that plasma P-tau181 becomes positive before tau PET," ...
by NF52
Sun May 03, 2020 6:15 pm
Forum: Our Stories
Topic: Success with ReCODE
Replies: 12
Views: 2142

Re: Success with ReCODE

...Someone very close to me has been diagnosed with Alzheimer and little cognitive decline. I can barely notice it. I want to do everything possible to stop the progression of the illness. We are waiting to be able to do the blood tests. I don't think it is ApoE4, but I don't know for sure.... This...
by NF52
Sat May 02, 2020 6:19 am
Forum: Our Stories
Topic: Hello
Replies: 3
Views: 636

Re: Hello

Hi - my name is Julia and I was tested by 23& me and found out that I am APOE4 +. I am excited to be a part of this group and looking forward to learning a lot about APOE4 carriers... Welcome, Julia, from someone who could be your genetic older sister! I also found out my ApoE4 status from 23&a...
by NF52
Thu Apr 23, 2020 4:27 pm
Forum: Meet-Ups
Topic: Any Canucks out there?
Replies: 3
Views: 989

Re: Any Canucks out there?

Just curious love to do a meet up with any Canadians in the Toronto/Hamilton area? Check out our RE-code info and chat about best practices etc. Rick 4/4 50 years married 1 child :) Only a true Canadian would dare to post that title!! As someone who thinks that those of us in the U.S. (or at least ...
by NF52
Thu Apr 23, 2020 3:46 pm
Forum: Prevention and Treatment
Topic: Dutch Woman With Dementia Euthanized Against Her Will. The Doctor Was Just Cleared Of Wrongdoing.
Replies: 26
Views: 3417

Re: Dutch Woman With Dementia Euthanized Against Her Will. The Doctor Was Just Cleared Of Wrongdoing.

...This points up just how thorny it can get to pre-plan for dementia euthanasia...It's another example of why choosing the right healthcare POA is so crucial and probably also giving them permission to not go by your word at the time if you are forgetting other circumstances the POA feels would be...
by NF52
Thu Apr 23, 2020 3:12 pm
Forum: Our Stories
Topic: 4/4 and both parents
Replies: 7
Views: 1213

Re: 4/4 and both parents

I found out my 4/4 status a few months ago from 23andMe. I am an active 53 year old woman with teenagers at home...I have several questions that I hope you can answer... Welcome, Tabby, from another ApoE 4/4! You've asked great questions! This is a community built on helping ourselves by helping ea...
by NF52
Tue Apr 14, 2020 5:28 pm
Forum: Our Stories
Topic: Question about Supplement Brands
Replies: 23
Views: 2614

Re: Question about Supplement Brands

... I am new to this website :) How do people decide on supplementation brands? There is a HUGE discrepancy between prices of supplements and I am wondering if the really cheap brands are going to be less quality so much so that they won't work as well as the more expensive brands. For example, the...
by NF52
Tue Apr 14, 2020 8:00 am
Forum: Our Stories
Topic: Hi...I'm new! And...I'm looking for those are actively doing nose-to-tail carnivore
Replies: 12
Views: 1746

Re: Hi...I'm new! And...I'm looking for those are actively doing nose-to-tail carnivore

Hey Brainz! Great to meet you here. 8-) Hi "kb", I'm jumping into your conversation with "Brainz" to share the hack of our pre-millenium quoting software: If you want to pull over a whole quote for use or to edit it down, just click on the single quotation mark in the upper righ...

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