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A Second Amyloid May Play a Role in Alzheimer's Disease
June 27, 2013
A protein secreted with insulin travels through the bloodstream and accumulates in the brains of individuals with type 2 diabetes and dementia, in the same manner as the amyloid beta (Αβ) plaques that are associated with Alzheimer's disease, a study by researchers with the University of California, Davis, Alzheimer's Disease Center has found.
University of California, Davis
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