Dr Oz: Alzheimer’s Disease Breakthroughs
Dr Sanjay Gupta, a neurosurgeon and CNN Chief Medical Correspondent, got Dr Oz’s attention when sharing the newest breakthroughs in the fight against Alzheimer’s Disease. Dr Gupta shared that a study out of Tulane University found that consistent, long-term use of a commonly-used diabetes drug called Metformin was found to reduce the risk of dementia. It’s known that sugar can have damaging effects on the brain. Sugar can damage connections in your brain, little by little, over time, and the drug can help keep sugar levels from getting too high. Understandably, the medication is getting a lot of attention.