Gosh, those new diagnostic guidelines had better not be adopted! We don't want to double or treble the number of people who have Alzheimer's, do we?
Wednesday, July 14, 2010
Startling New Cause of Alzheimer's Discovered!
The NYTimes reports today: "For the first time in 25 years, medical experts are proposing a major change in the criteria for Alzheimer’s disease, part of a new movement to diagnose and, eventually, treat the disease earlier. ... If the guidelines are adopted in the fall, as expected, some experts predict a two- to threefold increase in the number of people with Alzheimer’s disease. "