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JoeFL
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Date Joined Oct 2009
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   Posted 11/17/2010 1:52 PM (GMT -6)   
Hello to all,
 
I am new to this group but not to HealingWell. I have been on the Prostate Cancer forum for almost a year.
 
On behalf of a dear friend, I am interested to know if anyone has any information on treatments for the Lewy Body form of dementia or can you direct me to sites that might be helpful. Thanks,
 
Joe 

Red_34
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   Posted 11/17/2010 6:50 PM (GMT -6)   
Here ya go:

www.mayoclinic.com/health/lewy-body-dementia/DS00795

www.helpguide.org/elder/lewy_body_disease.htm

Best wishes and it is sad to hear that you know of someone who has this :(
SHERRY
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SandwichINK
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   Posted 12/9/2010 9:14 AM (GMT -6)   
Another good resource is A Psychiatrist With Lewy Body Dementia - http://knittingdoc.wordpress.com/ The author of the blog acually has Lewy Body Disease, and is no longer able to write very often. However, there is a wealth of useful information on the site from the past. On the right column, you'll also notice a link to a Lewy Body Yahoo group. I don't know how active it is but it is worth checking into it.
Kaye Swain
God is faithful.

SnowyLynne
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   Posted 12/9/2010 1:16 PM (GMT -6)   
The meds that help AD will not help FTD.....
SnowyLynne
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