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The purpose of beingpatient.com (the Website) is to disseminate information about Alzheimer’s disease. Beingpatient.com is not responsible for the accuracy or reliability of any opinion, advice, statement or service listed on this website. This website is not meant to replace your doctor, to give medical advice, make diagnoses, to administer treatment or to make referrals for such services. Always seek medical advice from your doctor or other qualified health provider about any medical condition, and before using a new treatment, diet or fitness program. The information and materials available on the website are not legal advice and should not be relied on as such. If you want legal advice, you should consult a lawyer.

The Website aims to be a resource for people with Alzheimer’s disease, their families, friends and caregivers. As part of this effort, the website may contain links and references to other sites (linked sites) for requesting information, seeking advice and locating resources. Linked sites are operated independently of beingpatient.com. We are not responsible for the accuracy, quality or lawfulness of their content or services. We encourage you to use your discretion when dealing with any sources available on the internet.

You acknowledge that when you click on a link to visit a linked site (even if a frame appears that contains beingpatient.com logo), beingpatient.com is not affiliated with the linked site and is not responsible for any content that appears on or services offered through the linked site. You also acknowledge that the owner of the linked site is neither endorsed by nor affiliated with us.

Your use of the Website is at your own risk. The relationship between you and beingpatient.com is not a physician-patient relationship or other similar relationship.  The Website contains information, data, text and other content  compiled from a variety of sources but it does not endorse nor is it responsible for the accuracy or reliability of any of these sources. The information on the Website is not exhaustive and should not be considered complete or up-to-date. It is your responsibility to evaluate the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any information and opinion available through the Website. NOTHING CONTAINED IN THE SITE IS INTENDED TO BE, AND MUST NOT BE TAKEN TO BE, THE PRACTICE OF LAW, THE PRACTICE OF MEDICINE, OR NURSING, OR PROVIDING OF HEALTH CARE ADVICE OR INSTRUCTION FOR MEDICAL DIAGNOSIS OR TREATMENT.

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