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Amyloid Seeding May Link Alzheimer’s, Diabetes

By : on : March 3, 2015 comments : (Comments Off on Amyloid Seeding May Link Alzheimer’s, Diabetes)

Patients with type 2 diabetes have an increased risk for developing Alzheimer’s disease, and now researchers in Sweden may have discovered the molecular link that explains the association.

The research focused on amyloidosis — the process by which misfolded amyloid proteins form insoluble fibril deposits — which occurs in a host of diseases, including type 2 diabetes and Alzheimer’s.

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Sleep Apnea Linked to Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy

By : on : August 9, 2012 comments : (Comments Off on Sleep Apnea Linked to Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy)

Obstructive sleep apnea is independently associated with diabetic peripheral neuropathy, even after adjustment for potential confounders, according to a study published online June 21 in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine.

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