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Eye conditions may help screen for Alzheimer’s disease

Aug. 8, 2018—Age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma could be new lens on dementia risk.

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What do patients understand about dementia prevention?

UW Pharmacy’s Dr. Zach Marcum is listening to Kaiser Permanente Washington patients to learn how to better help them avoid cognitive decline.

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