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Defining the Relationship Between High Blood Pressure and Alzheimer’s

Since cognitive conditions, including Alzheimer’s, can be impacted by vascular issues, it only makes sense to evaluate if there is a link between hypertension and these diseases. Uncovering this link can not only lead to a better clarification of risk…

Facts on Vascular Dementia and How it Impacts the Cognitive Structure

Vascular dementia is second only to Alzheimer’s as the most prevalent cause of dementia. It accounts for approximately 20-40 percent of dementia cases and it’s estimated that 60 percent of dementia patients have some overlap with Vascular Dementia. With the…

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New Hope: Ground-Breaking Research on Possible Alzheimer’s Vaccine and Potential Cognitive Restoration

At Georgia Memory Net, we believe on helping patients and their families today. That’s why our core services are focused on treatments, services and support that’s available right now to help those affected by Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia….

Cholesterol and Dementia: Can Treating One Prevent the Other?

For some time, the clinical community has been talking about the potential relationship between high total cholesterol in mid-life impacting a patient’s risk for dementia later on. While the number of studies on the subject has been sparse, a recent…

Why Early Detection, Diagnosis and Treatment Makes a Real Difference in the Fight Against Alzheimer’s Disease

When dealing with a degenerative condition that currently has no cure, there’s an understandable impulse to feel as if there’s no point in aggressively identifying Alzheimer’s disease early. But early diagnosis and treatment can have a seriously beneficial impact for…

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Caregiving in a Time of Coronavirus

Georgia Memory Net’s parent organization and collaborators at Emory’s Goizueta Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center have released this helpful information to help support caregivers during this time of Coronavirus. We are addressing this to all the family members and friends who…

Georgia Memory Net at a Glance

Why is Georgia Memory Net here? There’s so much information about Alzheimer’s and related dementias in Georgia, and how to diagnose and treat them, that it can become overwhelming. We’ve done our best to simplify the info into a clear one-page infographic.

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