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An aging and Alzheimer’s tsunami is about to hit us. Here’s what needs to happen right now   

Despite the collapse of Republicans' ObamaCare repeal effort, the health care issue isn't going away. The current health care debate in Washington is fundamentally one over who pays. However, it won't matter whether Medicare, Medicaid, private insurers or individuals pick up the tab, if the most urgent challenge in health care is left out of the next debate in Congress.

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Dr. Barry Sears
It appears that developing diabetes may be the best predictor (other than age) for developing Alzheimer’s.  The reason is increased insulin resistance caused by inflammation. This is why it was shown many  years ago that the AA/EPA ratio in Alzheimer’s patients is significantly higher than in age-matched controls (Conquer et al Lipids 35: 1305 (2000)). The best way to reduce insulin resistance for current diabetics and thus potentially future Alzheimer’s patients is following an anti-inflammatory diet such as the Zone Diet coupled with high-dose fish oil.

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