The 6th leading cause of death in the US, Alzheimer's disease cannot be cured nor can its progression be halted. In this video, Dr. Guy Eakin discusses ways to control the symptoms and manage side effects.
Diagnosing Alzheimer's disease during the patient's lifetime is done through mental and behavioral symptoms, a physical examination, and neuropsychological and laboratory tests. In this segment Dr. Eakin discusses screening methods and new options on the horizon
The segment describes the scope of the disease's impact on individuals, families, and the nation. It also outlines what the BrightFocus Foundation is doing to combat this devastating and growing problem.
This segment includes tips for providing care to people suffering from this Alzheimer's disease. Dr. Eakin outlines ways to reduce the burden of the disease, adapting to the constant changes the patient goes through.