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What is familial Alzheimer’s disease?

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Familial Alzheimer's disease (FAD) is a form of Alzheimer's disease that doctors know for certain is linked to genes. In families that are affected, members of at least two generations have had the disease. FAD makes up less than 1% of all cases of Alzheimer's. Most people who have early onset Alzheimer's have FAD.

From: Types of Alzheimer's Disease WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCE: Alzheimer's Association.

Reviewed by Neil Lava on July 07, 2018

SOURCE: Alzheimer's Association.

Reviewed by Neil Lava on July 07, 2018

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