Materials

LBDA provides educational resources to assist individuals with LBD, their families and healthcare providers. Single copies may be downloaded and printed at your convenience. Click here for information on how […]
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Treatment Options

LBD is a multi-system disease and typically requires a comprehensive treatment approach, meaning a team of physicians from different specialties, who collaborate to provide optimum treatment of each symptom without […]
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Symptoms

Each person with LBD is different in terms of which symptoms they have in the beginning. The most common symptoms include changes in thinking, behavior, movement, and sleep. Dementia refers […]
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LBDA Lewy Line

Those living with Lewy body dementia, care partners, and others can connect to the licensed professionals with LBDA Support Services through the LBDA Lewy Line or email. Support Services (and […]
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Diagnosis and Prognosis

How is LBD Diagnosed? Doctors diagnose LBD based on the patient’s history, examination, and potentially other blood tests or brain scans to exclude other causes of dementia, movement disorders, or […]
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Is It LBD or Something Else?

Sometimes early dementia symptoms can be vague, making the type of dementia hard to identify. It may take several years for enough symptoms to develop to point to a specific […]
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What Is LBD?

Lewy body dementia (LBD) is the 2nd most common type of progressive dementia after Alzheimer’s disease. LBD is not a rare disease. It affects more than a million people and […]
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About LBDA

The Lewy Body Dementia Association (LBDA) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to raising awareness of the Lewy body dementias (LBD), supporting people with LBD, their families and caregivers and […]
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