Alzheimer's society welcomes Reagan's “bravery”

BMJ 1994; 309 doi: (Published 12 November 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;309:1252
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    The former American president Ronald Reagan has taken the unprecedented step of sending a handwritten letter to the American people revealing that he is suffering from Alzheimer's disease. His action has been welcomed in Britain by the Alzheimer's Disease Society as “a brave decision.”

    Mr Reagan is the first person of such international repute to admit publicly to suffering from Alzheimer's disease, and his letter is being hailed as a great boost to …

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