I’m saying goodbye to my Grammy today. I was her caregiver for a while before I moved out of state, and haven’t seen her since lockdown started a year ago. She was moved to a care facility 6 months ago, and probably had a stroke during surgery a couple weeks ago and has been placed […]
My grandmother is 74 and shes been bedridden for the past 10 years due to a variety of illnesses (dysfunctional neurological system, severe osteoarthritis affecting her entire system). We tried a whole bunch of different treatment techniques (allopathy and ayurveda) over several years and it isnt improving infact it seems to be getting worse and […]
I have read about articles that Alzheimer’s disease is also often called type 3 diabetes because patients with Alzheimer’s disease are likely to have insulin resistant brains. Of course being metabolically diabetic (as in type 2 not type 1) increases the odds of Alzheimer’s as well. But has anyone tried to do anything of the […]
I really do. She just looked in my face, scream-bellowed twice, and emptied her dinner into the trash. Then she demanded "decent food". Because a cheeseburger is "decent" for a diabetic, and a bowl of homemade, organic, from-scratch Broccoli Beef is "shit I don't deserve". I hate Sundowner's syndrome. submitted by /u/plotthick [link] [comments]
Just what is Alzheimer’s?
Alzheimer’s is a a degenerative brain disease of unknown cause that causes problems with memory, thinking and behavior. Symptoms usually develop slowly and get worse over time, becoming severe enough to interfere with daily tasks .