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Be Mindful of the Connection Between Diabetes and Alzheimer’s

The Connection Between Diabetes and Alzheimer's Disease

Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease have been at the forefront of many health discussions. It is a fear that many of our aging population believe there is no answer. While much research is still needed, there is a term, ‘Type 3 Diabetes’ that may provide some insight into one area of Alzheimer’s Disease.

Over 34.2 million people in the U.S. have diabetes which is the 7th leading cause of death. More than 5 million Americans have Alzheimer’s which is the 6th leading cause of death.

Can Common Symptoms Be a Sign of Type 2 Diabetes?

Confused about symptoms of diabetes?

Symptoms are signs. Do you pay attention or ignore them?

Symptom, a physical or mental feature which is regarded as indicating a condition of disease, particularly such a feature that is apparent to the patient. Have you noticed any of the following symptoms?

• Fatigue, frequently tired or have that foggy feeling
• Difficulty maintaining a healthy weight
• Broken sleep having to urinate too often
• Vision changes such as floaters, blurred vision, dark or empty spots

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