Alzheimer's Disease as Type 3 Diabetes

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Lecture Overview

While not officially recognised, Alzheimer's disease has been proposed by some medical researchers as the third type of diabetes. In this presentation, nurse practitioner Victoria Thomas explains the belief that insulin may form the link between this form of dementia and diabetes mellitus.


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Victoria Thomas is a nurse practitioner with extensive experience in rural and remote nursing. Her experience extends to working with Indigenous communities for over ten years, in addition to having experience working with leprosy. Victoria has a long and passionate nursing career, having taken any and every opportunity to grow her abilities to help in her community.
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First Published03 March 2022
Updated03 March 2022
30 March 2025
Learning Tools
Aged Care
Alzheimer's Disease
Chronic Illness
Cognitive Impairment