Dementia concerns for East

It's thought as many as 50,000 people may be living with dementia in the East - but haven't been diagnosed.

The statistics obtained by the Alzheimer's Society found doctors in some areas are spotting only a third of cases.

It means patients are missing out on the vital support they need.

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30,000 living with dementia

Figures released today reveal 30,000 people in East Anglia are living with dementia - an increase of two thousand on last year. But it's thought as many as 50,000 people may actually have the condition - but haven't been diagnosed.