Medical Terminology Power Point Presentation

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Revealed by Alois Alzheimer on November  A disease filled with “confusion, senility, loss  of recognition of persons or familiar  surroundings, restlessness, and impaired  memory” (LaFleur 2009). 
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According to the National Institute on Aging,  “approximately 2.4 to 4.5 million American  are living with the disease” (National Institute  on Aging 2009).  Elderly are more susceptible 
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No definite cause at present Age, family history, and genetic profile all  increase the risk of developing  Alzheimer’s disease (“Failed efforts to  thwart Alzheimer’s” 2009).
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“A common polymorphism in the  apolipoprotein E gene is the major  determinant of risk in families with late-onset  AD, as well as in the general population”  Amyloid deposits in the brain are thought to 
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