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by circular
Mon Feb 17, 2020 1:04 pm
Forum: Our Stories
Topic: Just discovered I'm 4/4, rocked.
Replies: 23
Views: 971

Re: Just discovered I'm 4/4, rocked.

There is one gene CETP rs5882 (g/g allele is best) that is able to modify the risk of apoe4 anotherdreamer, do you know which if any direct-to-consumer genetic tests (including the version #) includes this if you run it through Promethease or look at raw data? I have a 'superfile' at Promethease an...
by circular
Mon Feb 17, 2020 12:20 pm
Forum: Prevention and Treatment
Topic: Supplements I take and why
Replies: 36
Views: 2256

Re: Supplements I take and why

Ssa wrote:Just get tested ( Masterjohn ) to see if you even need it. I had no idea it was such tight range.

On my list :)

When I just want to quote a portion, I quote all and then delete all but the portion. A slight hassle over something easier, but doable if I'm not on my phone.
by circular
Mon Feb 17, 2020 10:34 am
Forum: Science and Research
Topic: New pilot study showing favorable effects of modified mediterranean ketogenic diet
Replies: 1
Views: 112

Re: New pilot study showing favorable effects of modified mediterranean ketogenic diet

I should add that I found this by searching expertscape to see, using their metrics, who would be the top Alzhiemer's researchers in the world. Henrik Zetterberg comes out at the top and this paper was listed among those he helped publish. Cunnane of ketone fame was also involved with this paper. I ...
by circular
Mon Feb 17, 2020 10:29 am
Forum: Science and Research
Topic: New pilot study showing favorable effects of modified mediterranean ketogenic diet
Replies: 1
Views: 112

New pilot study showing favorable effects of modified mediterranean ketogenic diet

Modified ketogenic diet is associated with improved cerebrospinal fluid biomarker profile, cerebral perfusion, and cerebral ketone body uptake in older adults at risk for Alzheimer’s disease [Pilot; n=20] All participants had improved metabolic indices following MMKD. MMKD was associated with incre...
by circular
Mon Feb 17, 2020 10:18 am
Forum: Science and Research
Topic: 'Brain Imaging, APOE & the Preclinical Course of Alzheimer's Disease Study'
Replies: 3
Views: 180

'Brain Imaging, APOE & the Preclinical Course of Alzheimer's Disease Study'

Brain Imaging, APOE & the Preclinical Course of Alzheimer's Disease Study I was willing to travel every two years to get the MRI and PET scans, but after talking to their front person for prospective participants, I'm miffed that she could not adequately articulate whether I would have access t...
by circular
Mon Feb 17, 2020 9:28 am
Forum: Prevention and Treatment
Topic: Ketogenic Diet: Transitioning, Experiences, Reasons, Cautions ...
Replies: 352
Views: 59754

Re: Ketogenic Diet: Transitioning, Experiences, Reasons, Cautions ...

I did a quick search and found these links that might be useful to those with PCOS: The PCOS diagnostic criteria do not include “being overweight.” Obesity is a risk of PCOS. In fact, one in five women with PCOS are thin or at a healthy BMI. Nutrition for Lean Women With PCOS https://www.verywellhe...
by circular
Sun Feb 16, 2020 8:01 pm
Forum: Prevention and Treatment
Topic: Supplements I take and why
Replies: 36
Views: 2256

Re: Supplements I take and why

...other than 400 mg calcium citrate in my alkaline balance by source naturals. I don’t supplement more calcium. Hi Ssa, thank you for getting me off the dime about my osteopenia. I just posted some thoughts about calcium as it fits into my routine here . It would be interesting for someone super k...
by circular
Sun Feb 16, 2020 7:49 pm
Forum: Our Stories
Topic: Question about calcium
Replies: 4
Views: 306

Re: Question about calcium

I’m afraid of the research about supplementation but I’m also concerned that maybe my levels are normal because my body is sequestering calcium from my bones or teeth. Is that possible? I would say it's possible. I just came across this explanation of how the body handles its detection of low and h...
by circular
Sun Feb 16, 2020 6:22 pm
Forum: Science and Research
Topic: Dr. Bredesen's Homocysteine Target May Be Lower than Necessary?
Replies: 0
Views: 117

Dr. Bredesen's Homocysteine Target May Be Lower than Necessary?

Here's a paper using VITACOG data that says: 3. Critical thresholds of Hcy and brain atrophy Critical to these treatment outcomes were the threshold levels of Hcy and rate of atrophy on cognitive decline. In terms of Hcy, the critical thresholds were >11.3 and 13 μmol/L. Participants with baseline l...
by circular
Sat Feb 15, 2020 11:54 am
Forum: Science and Research
Topic: Alcohol and APOE
Replies: 3
Views: 281

Re: Alcohol and APOE

Recently read an article that Drinking any amount of alcohol may increase the risk of Alzheimer’s in APOE4 carriers Was wondering what the latest thoughts were on this. I don't have any definitive answers for you, and I'm lucky not to enjoy alcoholic drinks at all to the degree that I miss them fro...

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