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Tough day for Terry Pratchett
« on: December 13, 2007, 07:32:25 pm »
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Re: Tough day for Terry Pratchett
« Reply #1 on: December 13, 2007, 07:37:02 pm »
Well that sucks. :(
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Re: Tough day for Terry Pratchett
« Reply #2 on: December 13, 2007, 07:58:17 pm »
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Re: Tough day for Terry Pratchett
« Reply #3 on: December 13, 2007, 09:32:21 pm »
Well. Shit.
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Re: Tough day for Terry Pratchett
« Reply #4 on: December 13, 2007, 10:31:30 pm »
As I said before: goddamnit :x

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Re: Tough day for Terry Pratchett
« Reply #5 on: December 14, 2007, 12:20:10 pm »
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Re: Tough day for Terry Pratchett
« Reply #6 on: December 14, 2007, 01:43:30 pm »
well, damnit.
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Re: Tough day for Terry Pratchett
« Reply #7 on: December 14, 2007, 02:06:10 pm »
It doesn't say he has Alzheimer's, but some sort of "pre-Alzheimers", which may be MCI, or Mild Cognitive Impairment. You can get that as young as 45 or 50. I saw a lot of MCI patients when I was doing clinical research at this Alzheimer's clinic in Albany. MCI patients are still quite functional. One of our patients was a lawyer and didn't find that it interfered too much with his practice.

Also, not all MCI develops into Alzheimer's.

Also, they have really good drugs to treat it these days. And if they caught it early they can reeeeealy slow down his mental decay.