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An Alzheimer’s disease treatment breakthrough that slowed its progression and began to show its effects in 2015, would reduce the Medicare costs for people with the disease by $20 billion in 2020–from the expected $128 billion to $108 billion.

Alzheimer's Association. Changing the Trajectory of Alzheimer’s Disease: How a treatment by 2025 saves lives and dollars. Washington, D.C.: Alzheimer’s Association; 2010. http://www.alz.org/documents_custom/trajectory.pdf

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Title
Changing the Trajectory of Alzheimer’s Disease: How a treatment by 2025 saves lives and dollars
Publisher
Alzheimer’s Association
Publication Date
2010
Authors
Alzheimer's Association
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  • Innovative Medical Research
  • Future Value

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