Alzheimer's disease and dementia could be treated with victoza

Victoza: Implications for New York Alzheimer’s Patients

A group of researchers from Lancaster University has made a groundbreaking discovery. A drug used in the treatment of Type 2 diabetes could likewise reverse memory loss in Alzheimer’s patients. Accordingly, the scientists treated transgenic mice with liraglutide. This injectable drug, also known as Victoza, can control glucose levels in Type 2 diabetic patients. However,…

Alzheimer's Patients in New York and Ketogenic diet

Ketogenic Diets & Alzheimer’s Patients in New York

The Alzheimer’s Association reports that almost 6 million Americans live with Alzheimer’s and many of those Alzheimer’s patients live in New York. Additionally, someone develops the disease every 65 seconds. There is a dire need for solutions. Particularly, a good support network is crucial to the management of the disease. To date, 16 million Americans…

A Toolkit for Promoting Positive Behavior in Dementia Patients

High Risk of Institutionalization About 5 million Americans have Alzheimer’s Disease and 90% of those are abusive.  This is important because this situation puts these patients at higher risk for institutionalization, greater functional decline, and domestic abuse.  Up to this point, the preferred method for managing the Behavioral and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia (BPSD) has…

New Alzheimer's Disease Test Aims for Earlier Detection, Earlier Intervention

Diagnosing Alzheimer’s Disease The Alzheimer’s Association calculates that more than 5 million American are currently living with Alzheimer’s disease. It is now the sixth leading cause of death in the United States, killing an estimated 500,000 people each year. However, many of these patients are not diagnosed until the symptoms of the disease have already…

Halting Alzheimer's Disease: How Controlling Inflammation Could Be the Key

The Alzheimer’s Association estimates that approximately 5.3 million Americans are afflicted with Alzheimer’s disease. Currently, one in three seniors will die from Alzheimer’s or some other form of dementia. Such staggering statistics may seem dismal, but there is hope on the horizon with recent research findings. Researchers from the University of Southampton in England have…

New Hope in Early Detection of Alzheimer's Disease

When it comes to Alzheimer’s disease, we really can’t overstate the importance of early diagnosis. There is great value in early detection of Alzheimer’s disease before symptoms actually appear. However, despite this, researchers have struggled to find a reliable method of doing so — until now. New Method for Early Detection Thanks to Henrik Zetterberg and…

A Compassionate Caregiver Provides the Help You Need to Keep Your Loved One With Alzheimer’s Safe

“Where’s Dad?” Panic sets in when you realize your loved one with Alzheimer’s disease has wandered off alone.  Dealing with a loved one with this dreaded disease can be very challenging at times, if not downright terrifying.   An Alzheimer’s or dementia diagnosis can put a lot of stress on a family. While at first…