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What Complications of Alzheimer’s Cause Death?

  Brain6If you asked a friend or neighbor what they think are the most common causes of death in elderly people they’d probably list heart attack, stroke, cancer and pneumonia. Few would say Alzheimer’s disease. One reason for the lack of knowledge, according to Byron D. James, Ph.D. who is a researcher with the Rush Alzheimer’s Disease Center, is that “Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias are under-reported on death certificates and medical records.”

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