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What to Expect During Alzheimer's Disease Testing and Diagnosis
Myriam
Posted: Monday, April 9, 2012 8:19 PM
Joined: 12/6/2011
Posts: 3326


From Alzheimer's Daily News:


(Source: News Olio) - Since no one test can definitively diagnose Alzheimer's disease, physicians use many tests to systematically rule out other diseases with similar symptoms.

Short of examining brain tissue at autopsy, presently no single test can definitively diagnose Alzheimer's disease. However, a knowledgeable physician can clinically diagnose the disease with an accuracy of up to 90% by methodically ruling out other illnesses with similar symptoms.

Go to full story: http://newsolio.com


SteveSanJose
Posted: Wednesday, April 11, 2012 8:42 PM
Joined: 1/3/2012
Posts: 189


Web MD has more in-depth information, on this subject. Here is the link.  Web MD is a good reference resource. http://www.webmd.com/alzheimers/guide/making-diagnosis
 
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