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Advances in Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s disease is now the sixth leading cause of death in the U.S., with a 68% increase in mortality between 2000 and 2010. Tune in to learn the latest about this disease, including the difference between normal memory change and memory loss due to dementia and Alzheimer’s, the risk factors and prognostic factors for dementia progression, and the latest diagnostic tests and treatments. 

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The Presenters

  • Dr. Carl Holowaty
    Senior Vice President
    Chief Medical Director (ret.)
  • Dr. David Carr
    Professor of Medicine and Neurology
    Department of Medicine and Neurology

    Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis
  • Alzheimer's
  • dementia
  • mortality assumptions
  • mortality experience
  • mortality trends
  • old-age mortality
  • older age mortality