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What is the average life expectancy after diagnosis with alzheimers?

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Dr. Joseph Woods
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In brief: Up to >14 years.

The answer to this question differs with the affected individual, as no two cases are alike.
However, it has been determined that the mean life expectancy after diagnosis is 7 years, with few cases (3%) living more than 14 years. It is still hard to be clear on this since individuals may have had alzheimer's for some time before diagnosis.

In brief: Up to >14 years.

The answer to this question differs with the affected individual, as no two cases are alike.
However, it has been determined that the mean life expectancy after diagnosis is 7 years, with few cases (3%) living more than 14 years. It is still hard to be clear on this since individuals may have had alzheimer's for some time before diagnosis.
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