Alzheimer disease (AD) is the most common cause of dementia in individuals over age 65, and is expected to cause a major public health crisis as the number of older Americans rapidly expands in the next three decades. Herein, we review current strategies for diagnosis and management of AD, and discuss ongoing clinical research and future therapeutic directions in the battle against this devastating disease.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)395-400
Number of pages6
JournalMissouri Medicine
Issue number5
StatePublished - 2013


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