Sunday, June 24, 2012

Is it a curse to get the diagnosis?

The Wall Street Journal published article:


explains that there is now a way with a radioactive dye (Amyvid) to detect brain plaque changes more visible on PET scans.  Bigger plaque and tangle changes can be associated with Alzheimer's disease.  This test can either be a curse or a benefit for the families to plan accordingly - depending upon the family feelings.  Please read the article!

Thank you for reading!