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Alzheimer's Treatment Alzheimer's Prevention: A Patient and Family Guide, 2012 Edition

Alzheimer's Treatment Alzheimer's Prevention: A Patient and Family Guide, 2012 Edition

by Richard S Isaacson MD
     
 
Harvard-trained Neurologist Dr. Richard Isaacson answers the most common patient and caregiver questions on the treatment and prevention of Alzheimer’s disease (AD). He shares his cutting edge, comprehensive approach in the fight against AD, the greatest public health crisis facing our world today.

This groundbreaking book has been written especially

Overview

Harvard-trained Neurologist Dr. Richard Isaacson answers the most common patient and caregiver questions on the treatment and prevention of Alzheimer’s disease (AD). He shares his cutting edge, comprehensive approach in the fight against AD, the greatest public health crisis facing our world today.

This groundbreaking book has been written especially for patients, caregivers, family members, and allied healthcare professionals. Dr. Isaacson answers questions in easy to understand terms to help educate and inform those confronting AD. The book can be used as a resource to empower families to understand the latest treatment and prevention strategies.

In 2012, there is more hope now than ever in Alzheimer’s disease. Dr. Isaacson answers questions about AD easy to understand terms in order to help educate and inform those confronting the disease. The book can be used as a resource to empower patients and families to understand the latest strategies in the fight against AD. Remember: Knowledge is Power - Get informed, Get Educated. The fight against AD is a battle we must win.

Sample Chapters:

“In 2012, what are the best strategies for treating and preventing AD?”

“Where can I turn to for help and should I get a second opinion?”

“I have a family member with Alzheimer’s and am concerned about developing AD. What strategies do you suggest for prevention?”

Dr. Isaacson has appeared widely in the media, including CNN.com, NBC, CBS, ABC, the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, U.S. News and World Report and Univision. Dr. Isaacson has appeared widely in the media, including CNN.com, NBC, CBS, ABC, Wall Street Journal, USA Today, US News and World Report and Univision. His book was highlighted twice on the NBC Today Show (interview by Meredith Vieira, January 2011 and Kathie Lee and Hoda, July 2011), Fox Good Day L.A., and other television and radio programs throughout the United States. The 2012 Edition follows his most recent book "Treating Alzheimer's Preventing Alzheimer's: A Patient and Family Guide, 2011 Edition," and has been revised and updated to include all of the latest advances in Alzheimer's treatment and prevention.

Editorial Reviews

Danel Cohen M.D.
"A refreshingly optimistic perspective on prevention and treatment for a disease that has confronted many disappointing therapies. It is empowering for patients, caregivers and clinicians." - Daniel A. Cohen, MD, MMSc, Cognitive Neurologist, Harvard Medical School
Christopher Ochner Ph.D.
"An outstanding review of the most current empirically validated strategies against AD that anyone can understand and apply. It's the 'How-To-Guide' for Alzheimer's disease, written by one of the world's most foremost authorities." - Christopher N. Ochner, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940012160478
Publisher:
AD Education Consultants Inc.
Publication date:
10/28/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
907,232
File size:
1 MB

Meet the Author

Dr. Isaacson currently serves as Associate Professor of Clinical Neurology, Vice Chair of Education, and Education Director of the McKnight Brain Institute in the Department of Neurology at the University of Miami (UM) Miller School of Medicine. He completed his residency in Neurology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center/Harvard Medical School, and his medical internship at Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami Beach, FL. Prior to joining UM, he served as Associate Medical Director of the Wien Center for Alzheimer’s disease and Memory Disorders at Mount Sinai.

A graduate of the accelerated 6-year B.A./M.D. program at the University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Medicine, Dr. Isaacson now specializes exclusively in Alzheimer’s disease, mild cognitive impairment, age-related memory loss, and other cognitive impairments. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, and has utilized research support of the American Academy of Neurology, Alzheimer’s Association, and National Institutes of Health Clinical Research LRP.

Dr. Isaacson has a family history of Alzheimer’s disease, including his Uncle Bob (diagnosed while he was in high school) and his Dad’s Cousin (diagnosed four years ago). He makes the same recommendations to his patients and in his book as he would to his own family members, and has utilized his comprehensive 20-step treatment plan, and 10-step prevention plan in countless patients throughout his career.

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