Monday, June 02, 2008

Alzheimer's Disease

On the New York Times website:

Earlier diagnosis giving Alzheimer's a new voice
Published: June 2, 2008
Filed at 4:26 p.m. ET

"WASHINGTON (AP) -- Don Hayen has a handy way of deflecting the instant pity that comes when he reveals his Alzheimer's disease: "But I haven't lost my keys all day," he quickly jokes. Hayen is part of a growing new movement in Alzheimer's: Patients diagnosed early enough to still be articulate and demand better care and better research.

They are giving a voice to a disease whose victims until now have remained largely silent, and powerless.

It's a shift with big ramifications."

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1 comment:

Alzheimer's Team said...

Very interesting. Thanks for the information.