Brain Scientists have discovered a new reason to control your blood sugar levels: it could help lower your risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease. This podcast talks about how the risk for dementia is elevated about twofold in people who have diabetes or┬ámetabolic syndrome, but we are unsure of the connection. It is possible that it may involve the way brain metabolizes sugar. If you are interested in this topic, please check out this highly informative podcast to hear what the Brain Scientists have to say about it, and hear about studies they have done relating to this topic.

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