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Book details
  • Genre:MEDICAL
  • SubGenre:Diseases
  • Language:English
  • Pages:74
  • Hardcover ISBN:9781543970449

Alzheimer's Disease

Understanding the Disease and Managing the Challenges

by Jack A. Klapper, MD and Amy Klapper Greaves

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This book gives Alzheimer's Disease patients and their families up to date information about the current understanding of the disease and how to live with it's challenges.
This book provides information on current methods for diagnosing Alzheimer's Disease. It discusses the early symptoms of Alzheimer's Disease and differentiates it from other forms of dementia. It explains the biochemical mechanisms involved in the disease and discusses the genetic and environmental risk factors. Current treatment and research opportunities are explained. It also provides practical information on how best to live with the challenges of the disease.
About the author
Jack A. Klapper, MD is a Neurologist who began doing clinical research in the early 90s. After years of studying all Neurologic conditions, he became focused on Alzheimer's Disease due to the urgency he felt in finding a better treatment than what is currently available. He is the Director and Principal Investigator at the Mile High Research Center in Denver, CO; a private research center dedicated to finding new treatments for Alzheimer's Disease.