Dementia With Lewy Bodies (cont.)
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Dementia with Lewy Bodies Follow-up
After dementia with Lewy bodies has been diagnosed and treatment begun, the individual requires regular check-ups with his or her health-care professional.
Eventually the person with dementia with Lewy bodies will become unable to care for himself or herself, or even to make decisions about his or her care.
Your health-care professional can advise you about legal arrangements that should be made to ensure that these wishes are observed.
Dementia with Lewy Bodies Prevention
There is no known way to prevent dementia with Lewy bodies. Being alert for symptoms and signs may allow earlier diagnosis and treatment. Appropriate treatment can slow or relieve symptoms in some people.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 8/6/2014
Howard A Crystal, MD
Helmi L Lutsep, MD
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