Alzheimer's Disease has been called Type 3 Diabetes; it's a disease of insulin resistance.
Good News: If you are using nutritional ketosis, to fuel your body, you don't need insulin to provide your cells or your brain with energy. Ketones fuel your brain independently of your insulin resistance.
Reducing the Risk of Alzheimer's Disease
Prof Dominic D'Agostino
Alzheimer's disease is associated with impaired glucose metabolism.
That causes an accumulation of toxic proteins and the deregulation of several enzymes.
Ketones save the brain from using the glucose energy pathway and help restore the brain.
Alzheimer's and dementia basics
Alzheimer's is the most common form of dementia, a general term for memory loss and other intellectual abilities serious enough to interfere with daily life. Alzheimer's disease accounts for 60 to 80 percent of dementia cases.
Alzheimer's is not a normal part of aging, although the greatest known risk factor is increasing age, it's driven by the gradual development of insulin resistance in the body.
The damage caused by insulin resistance is happening in the brain 20 years before Alzheimer's can be diagnosed. Alzheimer's is therefore, seen as a disease of old age. Up to 5 percent of people with the disease have early onset Alzheimer's (also known as younger-onset), which often appears when someone is in their 40s or 50s, so it's NOT a disease of old age.