Dementia Episodes

Oct. 7, 2022

Lecanemab: new Alzheimer's drug

Dr. Mia talks about the newly released preliminary results of anti-amyloid drug: lecanemab, the context of this newest drug development, and more questions than answers going forward. News release of clinical trial Clarity AD...

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Sept. 8, 2022

Memory Series 3/3: all about care partners

Dr. Mia talks with Samantha Culler, LCSW at Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist's Memory Counseling Program about her professional and personal journey of being a care partner. Neither of them speak on behalf of their employer...

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Aug. 25, 2022

Memory Series part 2/3: safety problems in early dementia: story of S…

Dr. Mia talks about the difficult but common safety issues in Steve & Nina's story. 4 M's of safety problems in people with mild/early stage dementia: money, medications, meals, and mobility/driving. Driving safety: https://w...

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July 28, 2022

Why so many Alzheimer's drugs fail: two tales of Alzheimer's disease

Dr. Mia talks about two composite patients: Barbara and Steve who demonstrate two very different tales of Alzheimer's disease, what's sexy vs not in Alzheimer's research, and disease-modifying therapy that is NOT aducanumab. ...

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