Alzheimer’s disease could have a dietary connection

Doctor with stethoscope
Valley News - Health
Debi Barnett Foli In 2014, it was estimated that 5.4 million Americans have Alzheimer’s disease, a severe form of dementia, and hundreds of thousands more may suffer from an often misdiagnosed subtype called “hippocampal sparing” Alzheimer’s disease, according to recent findings. The most recent data suggests that well over half a million Americans die from Alzheimer’s disease each year, making it the third leading cause of death in the U.S., right behind heart disease and cancer. As discussed by Dr. Danielle Ofri in a recent New York Times blog, losing your mind, and with it much of your personality and dignity, is a terrifying proposition. Making matters worse, many doctors shy away from addressing dementia – both with colleagues and their pa
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