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Introduction to Alzheimer's Disease

Annotation:Medline Plus - A basic definition of AD, with links to further articles, some in languages other than English.

Annotation:Alzheimer’s Disease Research, American Health Assistance Foundation - Includes Memory Problems: Is it Alzheimer’s?

Annotation:National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health - Information on the symptoms of AD as well as other forms of dementia.

Annotation:National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health - A basic reference on Alzheimer’s Disease, it includes an explanation of the types of research being conducted to find ways to treat or prevent the disease, and how to participate.

Annotation:Alzheimer’s Association - The Brain Tour is a detailed explanation of how the brain works and how Alzheimer's affects it. It is available in English and fourteen other languages, including Chinese and Spanish.

Annotation:Alzheimer’s Disease Research, American Health Assistance Foundation - Simple illustrations and a glossary of the normal brain and the brain with AD.

Annotation:NetWellness, University of Cincinnati - Detailed genetic information on early and late onset of AD.

Annotation:Mental Health America - Basic facts about Alzheimer's.

Annotation:National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health - Presents symptoms, diagnosis, and possible causes including genetics, environmental and lifestyle factors. Available as a PDF for easier printing. Also available in Spanish.

Annotation:National Institute on Aging - A substantial booklet.

Annotation:Andrew Weil, MD - A description of the disease with symptoms, treatments, and therapies Dr. Weil recommends for preventing and slowing the progression of AD.

Annotation:Mayo Clinic - In depth discussion of symptoms, testing, treatment, and coping and support. Includes suggestions on caring for the caregiver.

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Visit the PlaneTree Health Information Center online: http://sccl.org/services/planetree NOTE: This information should not be viewed as a means for self-diagnosis or a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.


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