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Growing prevalence of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia
Implications for states
Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) – An emerging issue
Genetics (heredity)
Dementia screening tests
Mini-mental state exam (MMSE)
About the mini-cog
Promising areas for brain imaging research
These drugs:
Three cholinesterase inhibitors are commonly prescribed:
Memantine:
Treatable conditions may include:
Situations affecting behavior may include:
Potential solutions
Medications for behavioral symptoms
Sleep changes in Alzheimer’s may include:
Daytime napping and other shifts in the sleep-wake cycle
Non-drug treatments for sleep changes
Medications for sleep changes
Studies proceed in “phases”
Road Map
Treatment horizon
SORL1
PET-PIB
Protein patterns
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