Being Patient – The Evolution of Data in Alzheimer’s & Dementia with Deborah Kan
Deborah Kan is a former executive producer with the Wall Street Journal. In 2017 she founded the website BeingPatient.com, a comprehensive website dedicated to Alzheimer’s news, stories, and support.
This interview covers how Deborah sees the current world of Alzheimer’s research and trends in brain health and wellness.
In this Episode You Will Learn:
5:42 – Being Patient and how it serves people who are taking care of loved ones with Alzheimer’s
8:35 – Early signs of Alzheimer’s that are often overlooked
17:17 – How the dementia space is evolving with the rise in early diagnosis
20:25 – Why there are more women diagnosed with Alzheimer’s than men
26:09 – The importance of prevention over curing
31:04 – Functional medicine in Alzheimer’s treatment for the people who can’t wait for the science
37:10 – Education and prevention for Alzheimer’s that everyone needs