For Your Info...........Alzheimers Study.........Please Read

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Howlyncat
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   Posted 3/29/2005 5:53 AM (GMT -7)   
...............The National institute on aging(NIA)/part of the National Institute On Health is sponsoring the AD Genetics Initiative to recruit families with AD to learn more about risk factor genes..............To participate in this study,families can contact the National Cell Repository for AD ....toll free at 1 800 526 2839 /or send email to alzstudy@iupui.edu. /  Scientists still need to know what more may cause Ad.In addition to genetics and apoE they are studying education,diet and environment to learn what role they might play in the developement of the disease They are finding more evidence that some of the risk factors for heart disease/stroke.......such as high bp high cholesterol and low levels of the vitamin folate may predispose peeps to AD.........i do have more info or you can contact the NIA's Alzheimer Disease Education and Referral(ADEAR) Center @ 1 800 438 4380 /or visit site at www.alzheimers.org..........(ADEAR).................I am going to contact them re my Mom and see what I can learn ................hope you find this as interesting as I have ............Take Care and God Bless
    I cannot keep your feet from stumbling..........I can only offer my hand that you might grasp it and not fall...........Lyn


Howlyncat
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Date Joined Jan 2005
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   Posted 3/23/2009 3:28 AM (GMT -7)   
This is a great place to learn about AD and effects...research going on
Not a forum like this but
A helpful one with info for all
I have used it myself

Lyn
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