May
14

How to Avoid Doubling Your Dementia Risk

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Real Age is an interesting website that can assess your real age, as opposed to your chronological age.  I encourage everyone to take their real age test, not only out of curiosity, but also because it will then identify specific things you can do to slow your aging process.  They also have many great tips, like in this article on the connection between blood sugar and dementia:

If you’re hoping to dodge age-related dementia down the road, best get a handle on your blood sugar now.

Both chronically high blood sugar (prediabetes) and diabetes increase the risk for Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia. And that risk more than doubles if diabetes strikes in middle age rather than later in life.

Timing Matters
How does diabetes hurt cognition?…  (click here to read entire article about dementia)

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