Patricio Reyes, in an interview hosted by Luis Figueroa, talks about Alzheimer's disease and the ways to differentiate it from memory loss that accompanies the normal aging process. He also describes some of the risk factors that increase the chances of developing the disease. Although there is still no way to prevent Alzheimer's, Reyes discusses some of the lifestyle decisions and steps that may help to reduce the risk of acquiring the illness.
Patricio Reyes is director of the Alzheimer's Disease and Cognitive Disorders Program, and holds the Karsten Solheim Dementia Research Chair, at the Barrow Neurological Institute of St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix, Arizona. He obtained his bachelor and medical degrees from the University of the Philippines and later received training in adult and pediatric neurology in the Philippines and in the United States, at the University of Kentucky Medical Center and Veteran Affairs. He was also trained in anatomic pathology at the University of Miami, Jackson Memorial Hospital, and completed a fellowship in neuropathology in Miami. He has led numerous research projects which have been published in several scientific journals. Reyes has also lectured in many countries around the world.
Interview with Patricio Reyes by Luis Figueroa Patricio F. Reyes, MD
Business School, EN-605 Universidad Francisco Marroquín Guatemala, February 4, 2009
A New Media - UFM production. Guatemala, February 2009 Camera: Jorge Samayoa, Manuel Alvarez; digital editing: Sergio Miranda; index: Fernando Granadino; synopsis: Daphne Ortiz; content revisers: Daphne Ortiz, Jennifer Keller; publication: Mario Pivaral / Carlos Petz
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