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Dr. Ben Watson Appears on Fox 28 to Speak on Alzheimer’s Disease.

Monday, December 9, 2019

SouthCoast Health internal medicine physician, Dr. Ben Watson discussed Alzheimer’s disease with Fox 28 reporter Robert Catanese. With the month of November being National Alzheimer's Awareness Month, Fox 28 featured a story on Dr. Watson’s patient, Margaret Brainard and her family. In the story, Dr. Watson explained the alternations in the brain for those battling this condition. He also provided examples of changes in behavior that trigger a caregiver to have a family member or friend evaluated for Alzheimer’s disease by a physician. 

Margaret was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s 15 years ago. She is one of 140,000 people in Georgia with this condition and one of Dr. Watson’s more than 100 patients living with Alzheimer’s disease too. Watch their appearance below to learn more about Margaret and her family’s story and the information Dr. Watson shared about Alzheimer’s disease. 

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