Thursday, July 15, 2010

Will Alzheimer's Trump Obesity by 2030?

A blog post today predicts that Alzheimer's disease will become an epidemic much like obesity is today in the United States. The author, whose grandfather died of Alzheimer's, believes the morbidly obese in the next 20 years will largely have passed away or changed lifestyles to regain their health. In the meantime, Alzheimer's disease will continue to claim more and more baby boomers.

Just as with the obesity epidemic, you can expect an Alzheimer’s gold rush, as new therapies are passed by the FDA and a fading baby boom generation (that’s me, folks) begs for anything claiming to offer relief.

Article: Alzheimer's Epidemic Will Follow Obesity One