Friday, November 30, 2018

Fact of the Day: Alois Alzheimer

The disease Alzheimer's was discovered by German doctor Alois Alzheimer. He didn't call the disease after himself (it was coined by a colleague of his) but he called it originally "presenile dementia".

8 comments:

Bob Bushell said...

Well, I didn't know that.

Pat Hatt said...

Never knew that either

Debra She Who Seeks said...

Well, everybody knows his name now.

Martha said...

I didn't know this.

Su-sieee! Mac said...

Presenile dementia scares me.

happyone said...

Such a terrible disease. My mom had it.

Lowcarb team member said...

I didn't know this.
It is such a cruel disease.

All the best Jan

Christine said...

That's interesting.