Dr. Faith A. Coleman is a graduate of the University of New Mexico School of Medicine. She completed her family practice residency at Wm. Beaumont Hospital, Troy and Royal Oak, MI, consistently ranked among the United States Top 100 Hospitals by US News and World Report. Her experience includes faculty appointments to a family practice residency and three medical schools, as well as Director of Women's and Children's Health Promotion Programs with the NE Texas Public Health District. Dr. Coleman is widely published on health, practice management, family and parenting. Her passions include the well-being and education of children and families.
Receiving the Diagnosis Surely it feels overwhelming to receive a diagnosis of Lewy body dementia (LBD). How do you keep putting one foot in front of the other? How do you take the next breath? Your world just shattered. All you see in your future is a black hole. You
It is an unfortunate reality that a significant number of us will develop dementia. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), about 75 million people will be diagnosed with some form of the condition by the year 2030. As the prevalence continues to rise, it is becoming increasingly important for
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