By Being Patient |
June 13th, 2019
Jamie Tyrone discovered from a genetic test that she has a 91 percent chance of developing Alzheimer’s. In her new book, Fighting for My Life: How to Thrive in the Shadow of Alzheimer’s, Jamie shares her story, alongside medical advice from Dr. Marwan Sabbagh on what you should know about living with the Alzheimer’s gene.
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Dr. Marwan Sabbagh is a board certified neurologist and geriatric neurologist, as well as one of the leading experts in Alzheimer’s and dementia. He is the Camille and Larry Ruvo Endowed Chair for Brain Health and the director of the Cleveland Clinic – Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health in Las Vegas, Nevada. Previously, he served as the director of the Alzheimer’s and Memory Disorders Division at the Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix, Arizona, where he has also been a professor of neurology. He is a leading investigator for many national Alzheimer’s prevention and treatment trials, including Alzheimer immunotherapy studies. He is on the editorial board for Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease and BMC Neurology and editor in chief of Neurology and Therapy. He has authored and co-authored almost 300 medical and scientific articles on Alzheimer’s research. He is the author of The Alzheimer’s Answer: Reduce Your Risk and Keep Your Brain Healthy and of The Alzheimer’s Prevention Cookbook: 100 Recipes to Boost Brain Health.