Unbeatable opponent for Tennessee's Summitt

Posted on December 12th, 2011 by Kelley Luckstein

The first thing you notice is how still she is. Pat Summitt doesn't run down in front of the scorer's table anymore, screaming at officials and manically gesturing at her players to get back on defenseā€¦ Summitt had suffered from rheumatoid arthritis for years, and she thought there might be a problem with her medication. A battery of tests at the Mayo Clinic in the spring, however, revealed she was in the early stages of the irreversible disease.

Newsday, by Barbara Barker 12/10/11

Tags: alzheimers, Celebrity Patients, Neurology, Pat Summitt

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