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By: Phyllis Ferrell

This guest post comes from Paola Barbarino, CEO of Alzheimer’s Disease International

Every 3 seconds someone in the world develops dementia. But of this huge tide of people most do not receive a diagnosis - let alone treatment and care.

This World Alzheimer’s Month, we are calling on all people to recognise the warning signs of dementia so that ...

By: Phyllis Ferrell

This guest post comes from Dan Skovronsky, Senior Vice President of Product and Clinical Development at Lilly.

For nearly 30 years, Lilly has worked to fight Alzheimer’s disease, and despite recent negative studies, has helped move the science forward in many important ways. The work we can do today was not remotely possible even ten years ago.

Today, we can see the fundamental disease causes with advanced ...

By: Phyllis Ferrell

One of my favorite things about summertime is the extra hours of sunlight each day. Whether it’s added time at the baseball diamond or an extended dinner outdoors, summer offers families more time to spend outside together. Today marks the summer solstice— a day when we are granted the most sunlight. More importantly, it’s a day that Lilly is proud to join with the Alzheimer’s Association to ...

By: Phyllis Ferrell

Today’s blog, originally shared last year on LillyPad comes from Nicole Hebert, Communications Director, Lilly Research Laboratories. 

This will be the first Mother’s Day without my grandmother, Gloria – Grandma Glory to us kids. She passed away last June from complications due to Alzheimer’s. She was 90 and still as sweet as the homemade cherry pies she used to lovingly make in her kitchen.

Before my ...

By: Amy O'Connor

Today’s guest blog is from Phyllis Ferrell, Lilly’s Vice President, Global Alzheimer’s Disease Platform Team.

Today, more than 5 million people in the United States are living with Alzheimer’s disease, the most common form of dementia, though many of those people remain undiagnosed. Alzheimer’s disease is currently the sixth leading cause of death in the U.S. Early detection is critical to improving care and accelerating efforts to find treatments that slow or prevent ...