Posted 26 November 2007
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Early-onset Familial Alzheimer Disease—A Knowledge Base for Families, Physicians, and Researchers
By Gabrielle Strobel
The Alzheimer Research Forum has developed this special section of the Alzforum website to provide a resource for all who share an intense interest in familial early-onset AD (eFAD). We have created this series of articles for patients, family members, doctors, and care providers, who need reliable, up-to-date information about diagnosis, treatment, genetic counseling and testing, and life issues connected with having this hereditary disorder. An equally important mission is to help eFAD families network with one another for mutual support and to connect with researchers who want to do a better job for individuals with eFAD. Managing Editor Gabrielle Strobel has interviewed eFAD family members, along with professional experts, and has written this series highlighting their personal stories, advice, and insights. We have been careful to protect the anonymity of eFAD family members.
AD in Mid-life: For Those Who Have Given So Much, So Little in Return
What Is Early-onset Familial Alzheimer Disease (eFAD)?
Sidebar: How Early-onset Dementia Led to a Historic Discovery
We welcome suggestions for improving this resource. We are interested in reference materials and links for eFAD. Researchers who are recruiting eFAD family members for research studies and clinical trials are invited to post their information. Please share this website with anyone who may be wrestling with early-onset FAD. We are here to help. All personal information will be kept in strict confidence.