Through screening for early detection of cognitive impairment and dementia, patients have a better chance of managing their diabetes at home with provider assistance.
During the moderate and late stages of dementia,
patients experience behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia, such as agitation, psychosis, and aggression.
There are many reasons for the development of dementia
, a term
that encompasses a group of symptoms associated with a decline in brain
Although no medications are available that can reverse the progress of Alzheimer's disease, a number of drugs have limited utility in treating cognitive
The abnormal protein deposits found in the brains of people with Alzheimer's disease may be involved in the loss of cognitive function that characterizes the disorder.
Vascular dementia is impairment of memory and cognitive functioning that is caused by cerebrovascular disease.
According to research conducted at Baylor College of Medicine's Alzheimer's Disease and Memory Disorders Center in Houston, patients with Alzheimer's disease (AD) who take vitamin E, with or without a cholinesterase inhibitor, were 26% less likely to die than patients who didn't take the vitamin at all.
Alzheimer's disease is a brain disorder that affects a person's ability to carry out daily activities.
Alzheimer's disease (AD) is the most common form of dementia in the United States, with more than 5 million patients living with the disease in 2007.
Researchers at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago and the University of Pennsylvania uncovered that trouble identifying common odors may be a sign of mild cognitive impairment.