In the News: Alzheimer’s Disease and African Americans

Dr. Toni Miles, professor of epidemiology at the UGA College of Public Health, recently made an appearance on the radio program, Another View the Radio Show.  Another View is an award winning, call-in radio talk show airing Fridays at noon on NPR-affiliate 89.5 WHRV FM in Norfolk, Va.

Details about the episode are below:

‘AV on Health: Alzheimer’s Disease’

Listen to this discussion of Alzheimer’s Disease and African Americans on another viewTHE RADIO SHOW

African Americans suffer disproportionately from vascular disease, including heart attacks and stroke. Vascular disease is a suspected risk factor for Alzheimer’s Disease, and research shows African Americans are more likely to develop Alzheimer’s than whites. On this show, the panelists talk about Alzheimer’s, share ten warning signs, and discuss treatment options. Our guests include University of Georgia, Institute of Gerontology Professor Dr. Toni P. Miles; Caretaker Phyllis Hines; Geriatric Medicine Specialist Dr. Hamid Okhravi; CEO of the Alzheimer’s Association, Gino Colombara and guest host Cardiologist Dr. Keith Newby. The show originally aired January 24 at NOON on 89.5 WHRV-FM.