Healthy Living: Child Alzheimer’s

Niemann-Pick disease type C is a devastating genetic disease, often referred to as childhood Alzheimer’s. 

But while most children don’t live past their teens, a promising new treatment is giving them new hope.

Michelle Dunaway introduces us to one family who’s seeing promising results.

Once in a while the symptoms of Niemann-Pick disease type C don’t come out until adulthood, and it is often misdiagnosed as early onset Alzheimer’s.

One tell-tale sign that someone has Niemann-Pick is the inability to lift their eyes and gaze up.

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