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LBDAtv

LBDAtv features educational presentations by physicians on a growing range of topics relating to LBD. These presentations are each approximately 1 hour in length.  (Note: Due to file size limitations […]
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Caregiver Balance: Learning the Hard Way

By Angela Taylor LBDA Director of Programs My father was a retired engineer with a love of family, golf, and buddies from his Air Force squadron. I became his caregiver […]
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Resources for Healthcare Professionals

LBDA Publications for Healthcare Professionals NEW :  Diagnosing and Managing Lewy Body Dementia  – An expansive look at clinical managment strategies for LBD, covering the Lewy body spectrum, symptoms, treatments, […]
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Treatment Study Halted Early Because of Promising Results

With all the recent news about failed clinical trials for disease-modifying treatments for Alzheimer’s disease, a little encouraging news is timely. ACADIA Pharmaceuticals announced an early end to one of […]
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Symptoms

LBD has variable presentations that include cognitive difficulties associated with motor dysfunction, perceptual disturbances, and/or sleep/wake cycle alterations. Cognitive Cognitive impairment in DLB is often misdiagnosed as AD. While memory […]
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What information do we collect? We collect information from you when you register on our site, place an order, subscribe to our newsletter, respond to a survey or fill out […]
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Identifying the Enemy

by Pat Snyder When a catastrophic diagnosis hits your family and you become a caregiver for a close family member, you are likely overwhelmed on a number of fronts—emotional, physical, […]
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Ask the Expert: Lewy Body Dementia Treatments

Q: Why can’t all people with LBD take the same medications? A: Understanding treatment response first requires you understand the difference between treating the disease process and treating the symptoms. […]
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Caregiver Tips for Hospital Stays

Are you prepared for a trip to the hospital? Being an informed hospital consumer can help you work effectively with hospital staff. Even more important is being an empowered advocate […]
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