Basketball Coach has Early Onset Alzheimer’s Disease

“Are you having trouble with your memory?” friends began asking, puzzled.

“Sometimes I draw blanks,” Summitt finally admitted.

Her first clue that something was badly wrong came last season, when she drew a blank on what offensive set to call in the heat of a game.

Legendary Tennessee women’s basketball coach Pat Summitt describes her bout with Alzheimer’s disease with The Washington Post’s Sally Jenkins. To read the rest of this article about early onset dementia click here

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