Familial Alzheimer's disease

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Familial Alzheimer's disease (FAD) (also know as "early onset Alzheimer's disease") is an uncommon form of Alzheimer's disease that occurs before the age of 65. Familial AD requires the sufferer to have at least two first degree relatives with a history of Alzheimer's disease. It is estimated as accounting for 4-5% of total Alzheimer's disease suffers. The gene mutations guide for FAD is the primary source for all AD research.

Familial Alzheimer's in society

Famous suffers include the author Terry Pratchett.