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Posts Tagged ‘Michael G. Stults’

37th Annual Hospital Hill Run

On June 5, 2010 Children’s Mercy Hospital had their 37th annual Hospital Hill Run that bears a lot of legacy in it’s longevity and fundraising for CMH! This year I decided that I wanted to participate in the run for Brisan and Parker but for future events […]

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Why refer to it as the “Childhood Alzheimer’s”?

Why refer to it as the “Childhood Alzheimer’s”?

You possibly can recall someone you knew that suffered from Alzheimer’s disease. Currently 5.3 million Americans are living with this progressive and fatal brain disease with no cure (www.Alz.org). Alzheimer’s is progressively devastating in how it destroys brain cells, causes loss of memory (progressive dementia), and problems […]

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Canada Receives First Approved Treatment For Niemann-Pick Type C

Canada has a lot to celebrate for their current and future patients living with the “Childhood Alzheimer’s” or Niemann-Pick Type C (NPC). During the last full week of March 2010, the announcement came down that Health Canada [The Food Directorate, the Therapeutic Products Directorate and the Natural […]

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Dementia in Our Kids – The Uninvited Thief

Dementia in Our Kids – The Uninvited Thief

Dementia, who was the thief that thought up this bright idea? Sorry honey, what did you say again? OK that might be a case of selective hearing. We’ve all have had family or known people who have suffered with this horrible symptom. DementiaWhen you mention dementia, Alzheimer’s comes to mind or we all tend to think of an elderly person with their hands on their head not able to remember out of frustration pounding the table with their fists. STOP!… WAIT!… Did you know our children can suffer from dementia too?

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