FTD


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fixing to die

and FTD
preparing to die. (Hospital jocular, cruel word play.) Yes, he’s going. FTD. Circling the drain. Bed 205 is fixin’ to die. Call the family.
See also: die, fix

FTD

verb
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Experienced long-term care insurance planners know of FTD dementia as a reason to encourage young consumers to buy private LTCI coverage: The average age of people diagnosed with new cases of FTD dementia is just 57.
FTD has an important genetic component, with about one-third of all cases affecting people who have relatives who have developed the disease.
The transaction is expected to close on December 31, 2014 and is subject only to customary closing conditions now that FTD stockholder approval has been obtained and notice of early termination of the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended, has been received.
They identified a depletion of TDP-43 from the cell nuclei before any signs of neurodegeneration occurred, signifying that this loss may be a direct cause of the cell death associated with FTD.
The level was highest in Alzheimer's patients (median, 662 pg/mL), followed by the FTD group (345 pg/mL) and the control group (245 pg/ mL).
It is important for the nurse to emphasize that there are actual brain changes involved in FTD, that these brain changes will most likely worsen over time, and that the person with FTD cannot help his or her problematic behaviors and/or cognitive challenges.
There are independent floral members of FTD in 750 communities in the state.
We're helping FTD provide other [types of merchandise] to their businesses, from tabletop to stationary to housewares items, such as gifts and decorative accessories, to lawn and garden merchandise," Florence said.
On the other hand, people with FTD do not show the amyloid plaque buildup that characterizes Alzheimer's disease.
Back then, FTD was the only brand-name floral wire service, monopolizing long-distance sales with a service that took orders through affiliated local florists and matched them with an FTD florist at the destination locale.
One of the major enhancements to the BMF offset program was a complete redesign of Form 8109, the FTD coupon.
Everything from bubbly to blooms - FTD Shops offer an extraordinary range of gift options
Tenders are invited for The Treat FTD Fund Funding for Innovative Clinical Trials for Frontotemporal Degeneration
residents have behavior variant FTD or another FTD-related condition, primary progressive aphasia, according to AFTD.