The Lewy Body Dementia Association is hosting a one-hour webinar on Wednesday July 30th at 11am CA time. The speaker is a primary care physician. The topic is “The Primary Care Physician’s Perspective – Could this be LBD?” Details are below.
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Upcoming LBDA Webinar
The Primary Care Physician’s Perspective – Could this be LBD?
Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 2:00-3:00 pm ET
Join LBDA for a free, 1-hour webinar on Wednesday, July 30, 2014, at
2:00 PM ET, featuring Charles Driscoll, MD, FAAFP. Dr. Driscoll is
an emeritus clinical professor of family medicine at the University of
Virginia and a clinical associate professor of family medicine at
Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond. He is board certified in family medicine and geriatrics with special interest in dementia and frailty in the elderly.
Together with his wife Jean Driscoll, MS, he founded and facilitated
an LBD support group in Virginia for three years, after both served as
caregivers for close family members with LBD.
Dr. Driscoll will be covering the following topics:
* The challenges of establishing a diagnosis
* Symptoms of dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB)
* How to help your physician make a diagnosis
* Recognizing an emergency
* What to expect from your primary care physician
Register today, as space is limited to the first 500 registrants.