Hacking Alzheimers

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Alzheimers hitting home

  • One in three adults in the United States will die from Alzheimers or age related dementia.
  • There are now 46 million people with Alzheimers worldwide.
  • The total societal costs associated with age related dementia will reach 2 trillion by 2030.
  • Alzheimers expenses are the greatest direct healthcare cost to the United States economy — greater than cancer and heart disease.

Promising Research

Light-based therapy for Alzheimer’s disease
Activated Microglia via Wikipedia

Commercial product

Design

Here’s the Adafruit Trinket M0 next to a dime for reference

Code

Additional info on YouTube

Parts

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Senior Vice President of Technology @ F45 Training. Former VP of Engineering @ Flywheel Sports. World record holder, author, photographer,

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Carlos Justiniano

Carlos Justiniano

Senior Vice President of Technology @ F45 Training. Former VP of Engineering @ Flywheel Sports. World record holder, author, photographer,

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