Being Patient - The Evolution of Data in Alzheimer's & Dementia with Deborah Kan

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By Nate Bergman and Evolving Past Alzheimer's. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Deborah Kan is a former executive producer with the Wall Street Journal. In 2017 she founded the website BeingPatient.com, a comprehensive website dedicated to Alzheimer's news, stories, and support.

This interview covers how Deborah sees the current world of Alzheimer's research and trends in brain health and wellness.

5:42 - Being Patient and how it serves people who are taking care of loved ones with Alzheimer’s

8:35 - Early signs of Alzheimer’s that are often overlooked

17:17 - How the dementia space is evolving with the rise in early diagnosis

20:25 - Why there are more women diagnosed with Alzheimer’s than men

26:09 - The importance of prevention over curing

31:04 - Functional medicine in Alzheimer’s treatment for the people who can’t wait for the science

37:10 - Education and prevention for Alzheimer’s that everyone needs

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