Alzheimer Awareness Day
This article waslast modified on September 19, 2019.

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This month LTO supports awareness of sepsis. Sepsis is a global health crisis. According to the Global Sepsis Alliance, sepsis affects 27 to 30 million people every year and 7 to 9 million die – one death every 3.5 seconds. Depending on country, mortality varies between 15 and more than 50%. Read all about Sepsis and related lab testing on Lab Tests Online.

LTO also supports World Alzheimer's Day, September 21. There are over 50 million people around the world living with dementia. In fact, someone in the world develops dementia every 3 seconds and the number of people living with dementia is predicted to triple, rising to 152 million by 2050. Read all about Alzheimer Disease and related lab testing on Lab Tests Online.

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Other September Events
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Upcoming Awareness Events
  • October Events
    • Health Literacy Month
    • Healthy Lung Month
    • National Breast Cancer Awareness Month
    • National Down Syndrome Awareness Month
    • National Medical Librarians Month
    • Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month
    • Spina Bifida Awareness Month
    • Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) Awareness Month
    • World Mental Health Day (Oct. 10)
    • National Depression Screening Day (Oct. 10)
    • Bone and Joint Health National Action Week (Oct. 12–20)
    • Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day (Oct. 13)
    • International Infection Prevention Week (Oct. 13–19)
    • Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day (Oct. 15)
    • Respiratory Care Week (Oct. 20–26)
    • National Health Education Week (Oct. 21–25)
    • National Healthcare Quality Week (Oct. 20–26)