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There will be a 44% increase in Americans with Alzheimer’s disease by 2025.

Alzheimer’s Disease Growth: U.S. will see average 44 percent increase in Alzheimer’s disease by 2025. http://www.alz.org/alzwa/documents/alzwa_resource_ad_fs_ad_state_growth_stats.pdf. Published 2004

Reference

Title
Alzheimer’s Disease Growth: U.S. will see average 44 percent increase in Alzheimer’s disease by 2025
Publisher
Alzheimer’s Association
Publication Date
Published 2004
Authors
Alzheimer's Association
URL
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Future Human Burden

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