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by NF52
Tue Feb 20, 2024 12:19 pm
Forum: Prevention and Treatment
Topic: New Biomarkers for long term detection? Gfap Ltbp2
Replies: 7
Views: 241

Re: New Biomarkers for long term detection? Gfap Ltbp2

I saw this article in the Guardian https://www.theguardian.com/society/2024/feb/12/early-blood-test-to-predict-dementia-is-step-closer-as-biological-markers-identified regarding some new biomarkers in blood that appear to be able to predict AD 10 years before symptoms. The four proteins they measur...
by NF52
Tue Feb 20, 2024 7:12 am
Forum: Prevention and Treatment
Topic: fasting glucose and a1c
Replies: 49
Views: 108514

Re: fasting glucose and a1c

The Wiki says this HgbA1c (Glycated hemoglobin) also known as HbA1c or just A1c, gives you an indication of your average glucose over the past 1-2 months and is better than a spot check of your glucose. It is helpful to know the hemoglobin A1c, the fasting insulin, and the fasting glucose, since th...
by NF52
Sun Feb 18, 2024 12:24 pm
Forum: Prevention and Treatment
Topic: Modifiable risks and APOE 4/4
Replies: 4
Views: 267

Re: Modifiable risks and APOE 4/4

Im APOE 4/4 and 23andMe said having a 4/4 gives you a 28% chance of contracting it by 75, 50% by 85. Does following the practices Dr. Attia promotes decrease the risk to normal level? Assuming the majority of those with the 3/4 and 4/4 that get AD did not take any preventable measures such as exerc...
by NF52
Mon Feb 12, 2024 10:23 am
Forum: Prevention and Treatment
Topic: Labcorp's p-tau 181 pricing
Replies: 14
Views: 622

Re: Labcorp's p-tau 181 pricing

I had the test done p-tau 181 it cost 300.00 at labcorp and I had 42/40 ratio test done @ 300.00 at quest which I recommend. Insurance cover it. I’m going to get the other test done p-tau 217 . I’m a 3/4. Thanks Tony. Hi Tony, Thanks for sharing your experience with Labcorp's P-tau 181 blood test, ...
by NF52
Mon Feb 12, 2024 7:49 am
Forum: Announcements and Events
Topic: ACE trial: Arterial Stiffness, Cognition and Equol
Replies: 9
Views: 361

Re: ACE trial: Arterial Stiffness, Cognition and Equol

Those who want to enroll may want to ask if the MRI uses a gadolinium contrast agent. Here is an FDA FDA Drug Safety Communication on these agents. Also one from a researcher at the University of New Mexico. I happen to be in a couple of groups where some group members are doing multiple repeat 30 ...
by NF52
Sun Feb 11, 2024 2:49 pm
Forum: Announcements and Events
Topic: ACE trial: Arterial Stiffness, Cognition and Equol
Replies: 9
Views: 361

ACE trial: Arterial Stiffness, Cognition and Equol

The ACE trial: Arterial Stiffness, Cognition and Equol may be of interest to those concerned about vascular contributions to brain aging and cognitive impairment , if you live near Pittsburgh PA, Winston-Salem, NC or Atlanta, GA and are between 65 and 85. That's about it for inclusion criteria, alth...
by NF52
Sat Feb 10, 2024 6:21 pm
Forum: Prevention and Treatment
Topic: AHEAD 3-45 STUDY CLINICAL TRIAL (LECANEMAB - BAN 2401)
Replies: 121
Views: 146414

Re: AHEAD 3-45 STUDY CLINICAL TRIAL (LECANEMAB - BAN 2401)

I am in week 124 of the Ahead 3 study and just received and signed a revised Informed consent form yesterday for the study which includes two new provisions. The first is the option of a 2 year open label extension (treatment with Lecanemab) if you complete the study. The second is a 2 year open la...
by NF52
Wed Feb 07, 2024 6:18 am
Forum: Prevention and Treatment
Topic: APOE 4/4 - Wisdom on telling siblings/children
Replies: 2
Views: 245

Re: APOE 4/4 - Wisdom on telling siblings/children

I'm looking for thoughts and wisdom on a subject I think about often but with no solid answers. I'm in an APOE 4/4 in a large family with no family history of dementia*. I have five siblings in their 50s/60s and 2 kids in their 20's. None of them have had DNA tests as far as I can tell, but my kids...
by NF52
Tue Feb 06, 2024 2:17 pm
Forum: Announcements and Events
Topic: The Bredesen Protocol in South Africa
Replies: 9
Views: 1613

Re: The Bredesen Protocol in South Africa

Hi willem From pe By the grace of god maybe i came across your name in a dale breseden south africa search Im trying to convince my saiki team to follow his protocol I actually come from ct and went to school with tim noakes Hi tim How are your symtoms Mine dont sound as bad as yours were but they ...
by NF52
Sun Feb 04, 2024 8:58 am
Forum: Prevention and Treatment
Topic: APOE 4 testing other than 23 and me or DCL(Direct consumer labs)
Replies: 5
Views: 681

Re: APOE 4 testing other than 23 and me or DCL(Direct consumer labs)

Hi all APOE sisters and brothers, I have a quick question about APOE 4 testing? What platform are you using for APOE4 testing? I ask this especially after the 23 and me breach in security and for clients that do not want to use direct consumer labs because of insurance and long-term-health concerns...