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by HopefulCaroline
Tue Feb 04, 2020 8:33 pm
Forum: Prevention and Treatment
Topic: Prolon Mimicking Diet
Replies: 18
Views: 3178

Re: Prolon Mimicking Diet

I know at least one here has spoken of doing the fasting mimicking diet with a home concocted food list that matched the Prolon macros. I’m having trouble finding how to do this in the forum, hoping to see some templates others have already devised. Any tips? (I haven’t googled yet since others her...
by HopefulCaroline
Tue Jan 28, 2020 5:42 pm
Forum: Our Stories
Topic: Hello :) - I have just joined!!
Replies: 2
Views: 789

Re: Hello :) - I have just joined!!

Sadly, a number of people in my family have, or had, Alzheimer’s. I realized watching my grandfather and, 20 years later, my mother, gradually deteriorate from once-vibrant people is devastating; so, too, can be the challenges and stresses on the caregivers. My mother began living with my young fam...
by HopefulCaroline
Tue Jan 28, 2020 12:52 pm
Forum: Our Stories
Topic: Hello!
Replies: 10
Views: 2228

Re: Hello!

Hi all, it's great to find this group. I've lost many family members on both my mother's and father's side to dementia. After caring for my father for over 10 years, I finally had a genetic test and learned today that my APOE allele is a 3/4. The result was no surprise. If anything, I had suspected...
by HopefulCaroline
Tue Jan 07, 2020 8:14 pm
Forum: Our Stories
Topic: Hello and my research :)
Replies: 7
Views: 1328

Re: Hello and my research :)

Hi all, thanks for allowing me to join this site. I am a metabolic biochemist with a passion for bringing together Western and Eastern medicine to prevent and treat disease. While my ApoE status is unknown, a current research project is to correlate genetic SNP data (as well as other markers, if po...
by HopefulCaroline
Tue Jan 07, 2020 7:49 pm
Forum: Prevention and Treatment
Topic: Stavia's Vegetarian very low fat trial
Replies: 85
Views: 25353

Re: Stavia's Vegetarian very low fat trial

Very curious if there's any update on this? kimberlamb, Welcome to our community and Happy New Year! Although I can't add anything beyond what NF52 said regarding status of Stavia's 'vegetarian, very low fat trial' and pointing you in the direction of some great site resources such as the primer an...
by HopefulCaroline
Tue Jan 07, 2020 7:38 pm
Forum: Our Stories
Topic: Massachusetts newbie
Replies: 3
Views: 874

Re: Massachusetts newbie

Good Morning All, I am new to this forum and relatively new to my 2 allelle ApoE4 status. Late in 2018, at age 70, I started to have difficulty with concentration, sequencing, memory, and balance. I fell twice, injuring myself once, had to concentrate hard to drive and returned home to a smoky hous...
by HopefulCaroline
Wed Dec 25, 2019 10:40 am
Forum: Getting Started
Topic: Scared!
Replies: 7
Views: 1884

Re: Scared!

My name is Cindi. I just got my results yesterday from the DNA health test I did with 23andme. I have 2 copies of apoe4, one from each parent. I am a nurse and have seen first hand the devastation Alzheimer's does to families and patients. I am in shock and scared. I am 50 and have no immediate fam...
by HopefulCaroline
Tue Dec 10, 2019 4:08 pm
Forum: Announcements and Events
Topic: Gene Therapy Trial for ApoE4 Homozygotes
Replies: 13
Views: 5226

Re: Gene Therapy Trial for ApoE4 Homozygotes

Is this trial still opened? I was diagnosed with mild cognitive impairment by a neurologist after an evaluation by a psychologist several months ago. But I didn't have any scans. Would I have to get a scan thru my neurologist or how can I get one ordered? Fredsbrain, Welcome to the APOE4 community....
by HopefulCaroline
Tue Nov 19, 2019 7:02 am
Forum: Our Stories
Topic: Any members from Australia ?
Replies: 7
Views: 1549

Re: Any members from Australia ?

Davida26 Welcome! We are happy to have you here! I am very impressed that your GP gave you a copy of Dr. Bredesen's book! He/She sounds like a terrific and open-minded physician. You will find many of our members have found success with the ReCode protocol. Keep us posted on your progress and experi...
by HopefulCaroline
Tue Nov 12, 2019 8:04 pm
Forum: Our Stories
Topic: Help with my labs
Replies: 6
Views: 1268

Re: Help with my labs

I am a 30 y/o female and I'm going to meet with my ND next week. She wants to follow up with me because she's concerned about my family history (lots of AD and CVD) and high LDL cholesterol. My numbers earlier this year: LDL-142 HDL-69 Total-220 Trig-44 :D Hello wocky, Welcome to the site! Congratu...

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