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Alzheimer's Diagnostic guidelines updated first time in decades
Posted: Tuesday, May 15, 2012 6:26 AM
Joined: 5/7/2012
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Posted: Tuesday, May 15, 2012 1:27 PM
Joined: 4/18/2012
Posts: 21

"However, use of these imaging and biomarker tests at this stage* are recommended only for research. These biomarkers are still being developed and standardized and are not ready for use by clinicians in general practice."


Not much of an update, in my opinion. 





Posted: Sunday, May 20, 2012 11:17 PM
Joined: 1/3/2012
Posts: 189

This is the guideline my doctor follows. There is a PetScan with BioMarker that was FDA aproved in April for early AD detection. Aproved but not insurence covered yet.