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Brain Imaging (MRI/PET) and Measurements of Proteins in Spinal Fluid May Improve Alzheimer's Prediction and Diagnosis
Date:7/14/2009

hat glucose metabolism levels were highest in the healthy participants who did not decline to MCI, lower in healthy people who later declined, and progressively lower in people with MCI who remained MCI, lower in MCI patients who declined to AD, and lowest in those with Alzheimer's," Matthews said. "These results demonstrate the feasibility of achieving highly specific diagnosis by incorporating glucose metabolism measurements from the hippocampus."

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