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Post Gazette: ‘Type 3 diabetes’ as a cause for Alzheimer’s? It’s all in your head

But de la Monte, professor of pathology and laboratory medicine and neurology at Brown University, and her discovery fueled the emerging idea that metabolic changes — ones strikingly similar to both Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes — cause Alzheimer’s. And in 2005, she gave this concept a name that raised eyebrows in the scientific community: Type 3 diabetes.

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