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GPs to advise patients on dementia risk as part of NHS Health Checks

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“Blimey, doc, dementia? Never really thought about it. Is there anything proven to prevent it?” “No” “And are there effective treatments if I’m diagnosed early?” “No” “So why the heck are you warning me about it then?” “Ask the DOH mate, I’m just ticking a box to make a living. The biggest risk factor is getting older, and there’s bugger all we can do to help (save a few expensive placebos), so your best bet is to keep smoking the fags and die young”

Posted date

17 Jun 2018

Posted time

9:40pm

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