Alzheimer’s Disease May Be Held at Bay with Insulin

If Alzheimer’s has resulted in your disability or that of a family member, you may be entitled to receive long term disability benefits if you have purchased a disability policy from a private insurer or have coverage through an employer.

A study published in the Archives of Neurology has found preliminary evidence that squirted insulin deep into the nose where it travels to the brain may hold early Alzheimer’s disease at bay. New York Times Gina KalapaAlzheimers Disease Long Term Disability September 13, 2011.

According to Dr. Susan Kraft, who is the Director of the Memory Disorder Clinic at the Veterans Affair Puget Sound Health Care System, brain cells need insulin. Diabetes and even untreated high blood pressure are associated with an increased Alzheimer’s and each of these conditions causes the body to make too little insulin. Scientists have reasoned that the more insulin can be put into the brain’s of people diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, their memories ability to function might improve.

Scientist will continue to study how a spray of insulin deep into the nose using Kurv technology will result in a long term memory improvement.

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