In Their Own Words...

My husband, Mark, was diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer's in May 2017. His doctor prescribed some medicine, but told us the prognosis was not good as far as seeing any improvement. We went on an immediate search to find out everything we could about the disease, since he has no Alzheimer's in his family. It didn't take long before we came across several studies and articles written by Dr. Dale Bredesen. His research captured our attention because he was seeing actual reversals in cognitive issues among some of his test cases. The more we read about the Bredesen Protocol and the results that were being achieved, the more we knew this was something we had to be part of. Among the resources on his website were connections to others around the country who were practitioners of the Bredesen Protocol. That's how we connected with Angela Chapman, who just happened to be located in the same area where we live. What started as a desperate phone call looking for help quickly evolved into an amazing resource. Angie's insights and understanding of how to help us uncover the underlying issues contributing to Mark's cognitive issues now have become an important lifeline for our family and gave us hope that real solutions exist. Since making that connection, Angie has been an encourager, an advocate on our behalf, someone always willing to listen and answer an endless amount of questions, an ever-patient explainer of very complicated medical information, and a great resource in finding other helpful connections on our journey. Now, more than a year and half later, Mark has seen improvements in his MoCA test that was first used to diagnose him, going from a 14 out of 30 in 2017 to a 22 in February 2019, thanks to fully embracing the Bredesen Protocol plan.  Mark & Cindy B.

My husband, Mark, was diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer's in May 2017. His doctor prescribed some medicine, but told us the prognosis was not good as far as seeing any improvement. We went on an immediate search to find out everything we could about the disease, since he has no Alzheimer's in his family. It didn't take long before we came across several studies and articles written by Dr. Dale Bredesen. His research captured our attention because he was seeing actual reversals in cognitive issues among some of his test cases. The more we read about the Bredesen Protocol and the results that were being achieved, the more we knew this was something we had to be part of. Among the resources on his website were connections to others around the country who were practitioners of the Bredesen Protocol. That's how we connected with Angela Chapman, who just happened to be located in the same area where we live. What started as a desperate phone call looking for help quickly evolved into an amazing resource. Angie's insights and understanding of how to help us uncover the underlying issues contributing to Mark's cognitive issues now have become an important lifeline for our family and gave us hope that real solutions exist. Since making that connection, Angie has been an encourager, an advocate on our behalf, someone always willing to listen and answer an endless amount of questions, an ever-patient explainer of very complicated medical information, and a great resource in finding other helpful connections on our journey. Now, more than a year and half later, Mark has seen improvements in his MoCA test that was first used to diagnose him, going from a 14 out of 30 in 2017 to a 22 in February 2019, thanks to fully embracing the Bredesen Protocol plan.  Mark & Cindy B.

After my dad was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease I started thinking about my own risk and wanted to do everything I could to prevent it from happening to me. I signed up for the Bredesen ReCODE report and chose Angela from the list of certified practitioners because I have a very busy schedule and she offered her services remotely. I've been working with her for about a year and the lab testing we've done has uncovered a few issues that could raise my risk in the future, but I'm able to correct them now, before they start causing problems for me. 

Working with Angela has been easy. She's knowledgable, she explains things in a way that's easy to understand, she's easy to relate to and follows through on her commitments. 

I have all the money I could ever need in life, but what good is that if I don't have my mind? I want to be sharp and stay that way to be around to enjoy what I've worked so hard to build. I want to teach my son how to work hard, play hard and do what he enjoys. I believe being proactive about my brain health now, at age 42, is the best thing I can do to stay sharp and enjoy a full life with my family. Angela is helping me achieve that by guiding me through the Bredesen protocol to prevent Alzheimer's.

I began working with Angela in the wake of my mother's dementia diagnosis. In addition to her deep knowledge, practical advice, and compassion, Angela restored my hope. My mom is now living a happy life and my stress-levels and health have improved. Angela's kind guidance causes me to be more mindful of the decisions I make each day to protect my health.

My husband was diagnosed with dementia in 2011 and by 2017 his diagnosis was Alzheimer’s. I was feeling very defeated regarding “what now?” and was driven to make a difference in his future. I knew we had to do something different because the mainstream neurology protocol of Donepezil and clinical trials wasn’t helping. In my search for answers I read the book The End of Alzheimer’s Disease by Dr. Dale Bredesen. His research was compelling and exciting and offered hope. It offered a plan that our doctor had not presented. All the steps to implement this plan were clear so I signed up for the ReCODE program on Dr. Bredesen’s website and found Angela Chapman on his list of certified practitioners.

We hit the ground running with Angela in December 2017. It was one of those 1st meetings you wanted to do everything NOW! I had no idea what to expect but quickly learned there was a process. Angela was amazing and helped pace me as I learned all the parts of the protocol. I now wish I had chronicled time lines to share with others. Over the first 6 months we made a lot of changes and picked away at the testing process, building the protocol based on his results.  Don was very willing and still is.  It’s been 16 months and I’m thrilled that we have experienced a profound staying power with the ReCODE protocol. His decline seems to have stopped and I think Dr. Bredesens ReCODE Protocol is making the difference, especially when I compare his results with friends and family members who were in the same place we were when we started. Don’s test results are better than they were in the beginning, and we have found a toxic issue that we’re working on. I don’t know if fixing that will give him improvement, but I have hope.


I am fully aware of the negative possibilities I could have agonized over because I didn’t know what to expect. However, I have been able to manage Don’s disease so that he is still able to be home alone while I go to work and he processes his days on his own every day. He eats, gets dressed, converses, does not wander off, he’s not incontinent, he’s aware of his space, he’s very kind, still curious, and he is happy. He’s not depressed, nor shy, he mostly understands exchange of words and recognizes those he sees more often. 

What’s interesting to me as I write this is that I have not looked at this list of things as a big deal, but actually they are.  Until you have to take each day looking for the ‘normal’, or hoping for some glimpse of old behaviors, which do come and go, you don’t realize how important those things are. I now embrace the empowerment I get from knowing that this protocol is making a difference. I am as excited today to continue and stay on this course, as the first day we started. Thank you, Angela! What more can we hope for--- I will gladly take the last 16 months over the alternative!

Theresa/Don 

My life has done a 180 since working with Angie. When I started, I was 241 pounds and labeled as a Type II Diabetic. My blood sugar count was 127 to 131 for the past 18 months. I had high cholesterol (taking meds for), high blood pressure (taking meds for), and high triglyceride count.  Within seven weeks, I weigh 225 pounds, blood sugar level is at 92, LDL cholesterol went from 186 to 113 and triglycerides went from 128 to 65. I feel great and want to continue to lose weight and get off the meds. This has worked for me because we were honest with each other. I did what she asked and she continued to inspire me with emails, phone calls.  She kept all of her promises and appreciated the fact I wanted to feel and look better and no longer be labeled as a diabetic.  We communicated each week to look at other situations/ideas to get healthier. She didn't make me give up anything, but asked me "what are you willing to give up and can you make a commitment to that".  It worked because I listened to her, stuck with the plan, and made it a priority in my life to make a change. Angie is knowledgeable, honest, caring, inspiring, and in touch with reality.  She really cares about making people feel better about their lives and knows how to assist in that.   JJ/39​

My life has done a 180 since working with Angie. When I started, I was 241 pounds and labeled as a Type II Diabetic. My blood sugar count was 127 to 131 for the past 18 months. I had high cholesterol (taking meds for), high blood pressure (taking meds for), and high triglyceride count.  Within seven weeks, I weigh 225 pounds, blood sugar level is at 92, LDL cholesterol went from 186 to 113 and triglycerides went from 128 to 65. I feel great and want to continue to lose weight and get off the meds. This has worked for me because we were honest with each other. I did what she asked and she continued to inspire me with emails, phone calls.  She kept all of her promises and appreciated the fact I wanted to feel and look better and no longer be labeled as a diabetic.  We communicated each week to look at other situations/ideas to get healthier. She didn't make me give up anything, but asked me "what are you willing to give up and can you make a commitment to that".  It worked because I listened to her, stuck with the plan, and made it a priority in my life to make a change. Angie is knowledgeable, honest, caring, inspiring, and in touch with reality.  She really cares about making people feel better about their lives and knows how to assist in that.   JJ/39​

Searching for solutions to help a loved one can be overwhelming. Conflicting information from traditional and functional medicine approaches is unsettling to those desperate for direction. Angela provides calm guidance based on Bredesen training and her reading of the research which those of us who are unscientific find daunting. She helped us move forward and provided answers to questions that helped relieve some of the anxiety I was feeling about my husband's diagnosis.

When I first met Angie at the YMCA I shared with her some of the stresses in my life. My biggest problem was not being able to sleep more than 3-4 hours a night for the past 10 years. I completed the testing she recommended and we met to review the results which helped me see why I wasn't sleeping. Based on my results and the information I gave her, Angie recommended some supplements and specific lifestyle modifications that I am working on which help not only with sleep, but with several other issues I was having. After about a month I have been able to sleep 7 hours a night and my stress level has been drastically reduced.

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