Interview with Dr. Kenneth Carr, MD, FABFM - a Family Medicine Specialist in Weakley County Family Medicine, Inc.
Dr. Carr shares with us his knowledge about Dementia. Being a family medicine physician, he has encountered several types of patients with Dementia. And in this episode he shares with us some best practices and preventive measures in dealing with dementia patients.
In this episode of Misunderstanding Dementia show:
00:30 – Introduction of Dr. Kenneth Carr
02:00 – What made Dr. Carr decide to be a physician?
03:25 – What are the most common types of patients that Dr. Carr sees in his practice?
06:30 – What’s the initial protocol that Dr. Carr follow?
08:15 – What is the common type of Dementia that he sees?
11:05 – Can Alzheimer’s and Huntington’s chorea be prevented? Or is it just a progressive disease?
14:10 – Tips on preventing Dementia.
14:40 – Can we prevent patient falls?
16:45 – Dr. Carr encourages using assistive devices to prevent injuries.
Dr. Kenneth Carr’s contact info:
Cellphone number 431 6473
Weakley County Family Medicine, Inc.
(731) 587 5353
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