AD Treatment Perspective #6

Contributed by: Dennis Fortier, President, Medical Care Corporation

It's not all about the drug.

As we know, exercise, diet, OTC supplements, intellectual stimulation, social activity, and care giver education have all been shown to have benefits on the overall health of Alzheimer's patients.

A new study out of Oxford now shows that, when evaluating the impact of certain drugs, delivery method is also an important variable. In this study, delivery through a skin patch allowed for smaller doses to deliver the same impact on cognition with fewer side effect.

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