Why Is Early Detection of Alzheimer Disease So Important?
Despite the growing prevalence and devastating effects of Alzheimer disease (AD), mild cognitive impairment (MCI) often goes unrecognized in the primary care setting. This brief podcast highlights the need for primary care providers to identify individuals with MCI as early as possible so they can be assessed and, if diagnosed with AD, treated promptly. Expert faculty will explore the manifold benefits of early evaluation, which can include identifying reversible causes of MCI, taking advantage of new effective treatments, and reducing patients’ risk of premature mortality. You’ll walk away from this podcast with strategies to help you earlier identify these patients and, ultimately, maintain their cognitive abilities and quality of life for a longer period.
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Daniel Press, MD, MMSc: Contracted Research for Biogen and Janssen.
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