Alzheimers Disease affects 100 million people worldwide. Some of the greatest breakthroughs are happening in Arizona at the Banner Alzheimers Institute. We visit the Institute and hear from the doctors who believe their team will find a way to prevent the disease within 10 years. And, we talk with a Phoenix couple about their personal struggle coping with Alzheimers Disease.
Alzheimer’s is a disease that affects more than 5 million Americans. Dr. Jessica Langbaum, the principal scientist at Banner Alzheimer’s Institute in Phoenix, and Dr. William Burke of the Stead Family Memory Center will discuss what the disease does, how it can be diagnosed and the latest research and treatment news.
A new University of Arizona study suggests a possible link between elevated blood sugar levels and risk for developing Alzheimer's disease. Christine Burns, a researcher at the U of A, will talk about the study.