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David Roeltgen, M.D.

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Dr. David Roeltgen is a neurologist who wrote about Alzheimer’s for HealthCentral. He is an Associate Professor of Neurology at Cooper University Hospital, in Camden, New Jersey. He has experience in both private practice and academic neurology. He has continued or developed interests and done research on disorders of cognition, including Alzheimer’s, dementia, headache and Parkinson’s disease.

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Is It Dementia or Depression?

One of the most common distinctions that physicians make in seeing patients with complaints of memory trouble is the distinction between dementia and depression. Before I continue, I would once again like to distinguish between the terms dementia and ...

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Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease Difference

One question I am frequently asked is “What is the difference between dementia and Alzheimer’s disease?” On one level, the answer to this question is relatively easy and straightforward. Compare the definitions of dementia and Alzheimer’s. Dementia: ...