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Lewy and Lumbar Punctures

Did you know that spinal fluid is extremely valuable in LBD research? It allows scientists to study changes in the levels of proteins that might be associated with LBD, Alzheimer’s […]
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Submit An LBD Story

LBDA invites you to submit a personal LBD story for possible inclusion in our website, newsletter or other publications. Stories can be up to 1,000 words in length. Submissions must […]
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Biomarkers: The Pathway to Earlier LBD Diagnosis and Better Treatments

In LBD clinical research, scientists use tests that measure both the symptoms of a disease and also what biological changes are underway. Those tests that detect the presence or progression […]
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The Importance of Fall Prevention

According to the CDC, falls remain the leading cause of injury in older adults – with over 36 million reported falls each year and 1 out of every 5 of […]
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LBDA Issues Position Statement on Aducanumab

Key Highlights: The FDA approved marketing of aducanumab for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease under a special accelerated approval process. Aducanumab has not yet been proven to slow the progression […]
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Frequently Asked Questions about Aducanumab

On June 7, 2021, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved aducanumab, marketed under the name Aduhelm™ for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease. Here at LBDA, we know that raises […]
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Hydration – why it is so important?

Warmer weather is upon us and with it comes blue skies, sunshine, and fun activities outdoors. However, it can also increase a few risks – one of which is dehydration. […]
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Take Time for Pause

Wow! 2021 is flying by and it is difficult to believe that we are now in May and are celebrating Mother’s Day! When the world seems to move this fast […]
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Financial Scams – Increasing awareness to avoid risk!

A person calls, emails, texts, pays a visit to your home, or messages you and they appear knowledgeable, helpful, professional, and kind. They have a solution or opportunity to offer, […]
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Think Thresholds and Safety Nets

A threshold often refers to the bottom of a doorway which is crossed to enter a house or room. Sometimes it refers to a certain point in life where there […]
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The Social Security Administration Can Help

On behalf of the Social Security Administration (SSA), we want to let you know that during the current coronavirus pandemic, SSA continues to provide help to you and others in […]
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Plan a Virtual Fundraising Event

Get involved Take action and get involved in the fight against Lewy body dementia by planning a Virtual Fundraising Event! We are in this together! Putting our hearts and minds […]
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LBD and Coronavirus: Prevention is the Best Medicine

With all of the news about the coronavirus and the condition “COVID-19,” here are some things that LBD families should keep in mind in the coming weeks and months. This […]
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