LBDA

Understanding LBD

This is one of the most frequently-asked questions we receive at LBDA. We have put together some practical tips to help LBD families find doctors with experience in diagnosing and treating LBD.

This paper discusses some of the causes of behavioral symptoms in LBD, as well as strategies and treatments to reduce their frequency and severity.

This publication provides helpful information to LBD families about medications used to treat cognitive, motor, mood or behavioral disorders. This information may be helpful in discussing with healthcare providers the risks and benefits of certain medications.

LBDA has created a helpful comprehensive checklist to help people diagnosed with LBD or their caregivers report new or concerning LBD symptoms to their physician.

LBDA has developed a tool to help patients, caregivers and healthcare providers quickly and easily identify symptoms that are required for diagnosis of dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB), the most misdiagnosed form of dementia and one form of LBD.

This Medical Alert Wallet Card has been developed to quickly inform Emergency Room medical professionals of important medication sensitivites in LBD.

An Introduction to Lewy Body Dementia provides easy-to-read clinical information on Lewy body dementia in a patient friendly manner.

Now in Spanish - An Introduction to Lewy Body Dementia provides easy-to-read clinical information on Lewy body dementia in a patient friendly manner. 

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