A Second Amyloid May Play a Role in Alzheimer's Disease, University of California, Davis (UCD) Study

Published: Jun 28, 2013

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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 (?ß) plaques that are associated with Alzheimer’s disease, a study by researchers with the UC Davis Alzheimer’s Disease Center has found.

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