Seventy percent of newly diagnosed Alzheimer's disease patients do not receive treatment within a year of diagnosis
Posted Jan 26 2010 8:23am
Decision Resources, one of the world’s leading research and advisory firms focusing on pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that 70.7 percent of newly diagnosed Alzheimer’s disease patients do not receive treatment within a year of being diagnosed.....
By Bob DeMarco
I moved to Delray Beach, Florida more than six years ago to take care of my mother, Dorothy, who now suffers from Alzheimer's disease. I didn't know it at first, but my mother was suffering from mild cognitive impairment (MCI) when I arrived on the scene. MCI is often a precursor to Alzheimer's disease and dementia.