In this episode of The Functional Medicine Radio Show, Dr. Carri’s special guest Ralph Sanchez explains the connection between Alzheimer’s disease and diabetes and other metabolic issues.
Ralph Sanchez is the author of the upcoming book – The Diabetic Brain in Alzheimer’s Disease – a book that connects the dots between Type 2 Diabetes, Type 3 Diabetes, and Alzheimer’s disease. Ralph has spent nearly two decades in study to comprehend the risk factors and related etiologies of Alzheimer’s Disease (AD), and has extensively reviewed the neurological complexities and metabolic underpinnings that are linked to a diabetic brain in dementia and AD.
Ralph’s passion is to enlighten others and to share his insights on the AD pandemic that is drawn from his in-depth review of AD research, and how that body of science can be transformed into actionable steps for risk reduction and prevention.
Main Questions Asked about Alzheimer’s Disease:
How did you embark upon this Alzheimer’s journey?
How does Alzheimer’s start in our 20s and 30s?
What about the APOE 4 gene?
What is type 3 diabetes and why is it bad?
How does aging impact late-onset Alzheimer’s disease?