Why women over 30 years, Decided to find out how many disease – Alzheimer’s disease

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Grow, Daisy Duarte noticed a lot from the mother, relatives seemed Alzheimer’s disease.

“I remember I told my sister, ‘we’ll get? Is Mother?’ “says Daisy, now 39 years old, lives in Springfield, Missouri.

But only after his mother Sonia Cardona, 59-year-old, was positive, one of the three genes, early-onset Alzheimer’s disease, family, noticed how often it actually was.

In August 2013, his mother, sisters arrived from Puerto Rico makes his story to Dr. Bo-Ances, your mother, a neurologist from the University of Washington School of Medicine, St. Louis.

“I didn’t know how bad it was till then – how many people in our family,” says the MAN. “We knew it was bad in our family, but we didn’t know it was so bad. It was like: “that’s Good. It’s luck. Some made it, others do not.’

“But, as my aunt to continue to talk, I’m like, ‘Oh my God! All died from Alzheimer’s hand of my mother,” said Duarte, who take care of mother full-time for almost four years.

“I cried,” she says.

You also made the heartbreaking decision: to participate in the Dominant inheritance of Alzheimer’s network, observational study, led by Washington University School of Medicine, and to do the test to find out whether you are one of the genes is the same.

“Seventy-five percent from the hand of my mother,” she says. “It was a situation of constant generations, and now I’m ready to check out, simply because I want to know for me.”

If you get a positive result is registered in the clinical trials under the guidance DIAN unit testing, test -, two promising drugs.

Incredible MotherIt intensity Duarte of love for his mother, it was decided to make the test even more difficult.

“I’m worried what will happen when you receive it, and it’s still live,” she says.

Cardona, assistant master, from kindergarten to 8th. class in Chicago, 29 years old, was hard, but loving mother, she moved with the children to the suburbs when they were young to keep away from bad influences in the old district.

“She took two buses and two series go every day to work, so we can live better,” says Duarte, the second of three sons.

Despite Cardona was increasingly forgetful, for many years, it was not until he retired from that the family did not notice how much of their death she was hiding.

“Finally, he decided to tell me why you left, was that forgot” his son, Juan Duarte, 38 years old, a police officer in a suburb of Chicago, tells PEOPLE.

Man, that he took with the doctor.

“They undergo a series of tests, and was rough,” he says. “Would you like to be a few names, and then ask him to repeat them several times, and she could not.”

Doctors have diagnosed dementia, ” he says.

After a neighbor found Cardona Hiking in the snow nightgown, no shoes on, it was clear that they no longer live alone, when she finally ended Duarte care in the summer of 2011.

Although she describes herself, “party animal”, has its own bar, sports, and she, without hesitation, her mother.

“My mother was there for me from the first day,” said Duarte, who is not married and has no children. “Why do I need you back when she needs me more?”

Life with MomThe two women who quickly inseparable, Duarte construction of their lives and programming around her mother.

It guarantees Cardona is a lot of fun, because happy hour and dinner out with friends, shot pool, and you will see your loved puppy to play in Chicago.

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An absolute must-see for his mother under the program, as the Ellen DeGeneres show. Duarte Dvr every day, so your mother, you, dance and chat with her favourite TV presenter.

“I would like to see his live show,” she says.

You tried, the mother of their dreams into reality, the time that remains.

“There are three places where my mother said she wanted,” says Duarte. “She always said, when we grow in Las Vegas, Disney in Florida and Hawaii.”

Sonia Cardona, in Las Vegas in September 2014

With The Kind Permission Of Margaret Duarte

Still ,Disney in Las Vegas, but, Hawaii, fears her, out of reach.

“It’s too expensive,” she says. “I’ll never do there”.

October 2012, Cardona was turn for the worse – your was in the hospital for three weeks. The doctors said Duarte was Creutzfeld-Jakob disease, as the disease vaca loca

“They told me that they are from six to nine months to live,” she says. “I closed the bar down, because I didn’t want my mother in the house.”

You desperately searched the Internet for possible treatment or treatment – this led Dr. Ances, in the end, they did it to the family, a correct diagnosis.

“After our first meeting he said to me,” I have good news and bad news,” said Dr. Ances tells PEOPLE. “The good news is that this is not a disease of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, disease, deadly quickly from illness. The bad news is that I think that you may no longer may be considered, but I have other tests.’ ”

Genetic tests confirmed Cardona was one of three genes that cause early onset Alzheimer’s disease in the family is when Duarte decided to be the test itself.

Duarte to worry about positive results, not for himself, but for his mother, should the disease and again symptomatic, while his mother is still alive.

“I promised him -” you will never go home,” he says. “For me, this is what I live for. She is my world. The only time that I am very emotional about something to think what to do, my mother.”

To find out the results of Daisy Duarte genetic tests to gather PEOPLE, which this week on sale on Friday

Sonia Cardona with Betty Boop in “disney world” in Orlando, in the summer of 2013.

With The Kind Permission Of: Daisy Duarte