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A new approach to treating Alzheimer's disease

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CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) -

There are still so many unanswered questions as to the best way to treat Alzheimer's Disease as it continues to appear in patients.

Dr. Andy Farah, Chief of Psychiatry at High Point Regional Hospital, visited WBTV News Sunday Morning to talk about a different perspective on treatment.

He says doctors must address the decrease in a patient's ability to metabolize glucose, which is the primary source of food for the brain.  He believes addressing this is clinically proven to affect the progression of the disease.

Dr. Farah shared some information about a new study he's helping to conduct.  For more information you can call 336-878-6000 (ext. 2017).

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