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Zwetlana Rajesh

Natural Insulin: A Novel Intervention for Sundowning in Alzheimer’s Disease
Region:Renfrew County
City:Pembroke, ON
Abstract:Sundowning is one of the most challenging symptoms seen in patients with Alzheimer’s Disease. This phenomenon consists of behavioural abnormalities that can lead to caregiver burnout. This experiment was conducted to test if natural insulin from dietary sources could reduce the effects of sundowning in Alzheimer’s disease. This intervention showed promising results with bringing positive changes in the effects of sundowning.

Awards Value
Excellence Award - Intermediate
Silver Medal
Sponsor: Youth Science Canada
Western University Scholarship
Silver Medallist - $2000 Entrance Scholarship
Sponsor: Western University
$2 000.00
Total$2 000.00