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September 2013 Newsletter

Research Sheds Light on Risk Factors for DLB

Research Sheds Light on Risk Factors for DLB

There are only a few known risk factors for dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB) to date, including advanced age and male sex. A new study compared for the first time the frequency of risk factors for Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease in individuals with DLB. Read more.

Early Stage LBD Caregiving

Early Stage LBD Caregiving

This two-part article provides an overview of challenges common in the early stages of LBD, by Dr. Ian McKeith, a member of LBDA’s Scientific Advisory Council. It also includes excerpts from an interview of LBD caregivers with advice for those who are new to LBD caregiving. Learn more.

Ask the Expert

Ask the Expert: Managing Agitation and Insomnia

Jennifer G. Goldman, MD, MS, Associate Professor, Section of Parkinson Disease and Movement Disorders, Department of Neurological Sciences, Rush University Medical Center answers questions about which treatments help with agitation and insomnia in people with LBD. Learn more.

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