Early Diagnosis for Alzheimer's Disease: The Reasons to Do So Keep Building
Posted Jan 13 2011 12:00am
It's human to evade doctor appointments when we feel that bad news is the only logical outcome. Who wants to hear they have diabetes, cancer, or perhaps even more dreadful, Alzheimer's? Diabetes is serious and unpleasant, but manageable. Cancer can involve serious surgery and horribly unpleasant treatments, but most people survive. Alzheimer's? People often survive longer than many would choose, if given that choice. Alzheimer's is a terminal disease with nearly unbearable losses to endure on the way to the grave. So, why bother with an early diagnosis?