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Could It Be B12?: An Epidemic of Misdiagnoses
     

Could It Be B12?: An Epidemic of Misdiagnoses

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by Sally M. Pacholok, Jeffrey J. Stuart
 
Presenting a wide scope of problems caused by B12 deficiency, this comprehensive guide provides up-to-date medical information about symptoms, testing, diagnosis, and treatment. Written for both the patient and the interested layperson, this detailed book outlines how physicians frequently misdiagnose B12 deficiency as Alzheimer's disease, multiple sclerosis, heart

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Presenting a wide scope of problems caused by B12 deficiency, this comprehensive guide provides up-to-date medical information about symptoms, testing, diagnosis, and treatment. Written for both the patient and the interested layperson, this detailed book outlines how physicians frequently misdiagnose B12 deficiency as Alzheimer's disease, multiple sclerosis, heart disease, mental retardation, Parkinson's disease, depression, or other mental illnesses. Now in the second edition, this resource has been thoroughly updated with the latest research, diagnostic tests, treatment options, case studies, and testimonials.

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From the Publisher
I recommend this book to professionals and patients alike who are interested in finding the underlying cause and cure of many common diseases and conditions related to deficiency of vitamin B12. —Kilmer McCully M.D., author of "The Homocysteine Revolution"

As a practicing physician I can only hope that malpractice attorneys don't read this book. —Richard Nimbach, D.O.

If you or your loved ones have health issues you can't get a handle on or you've been diagnosed for something and the standard treatment doesn't seem to work, then I say definitely pick this book up. —www.BunnyCates.com

"Could It Be B12?" is both powerful and revealing. It serves as a reminder that often times a simple precaution and nutrition awareness will save lives and a ton of money. —Charles H. Liu R.Ph., clinical pharmacist and nutrition and preventive care specialist

"Could it be B12?" has literally saved lives and is the only complete and authoritative guide to B12 deficiency and shows what you can do to protect yourself and your family from this crippling disorder. —Senior Beacon

The definitive book on B12 deficiency, diagnosis and treatment for the lay reader and for the interested physician. —Jeffrey Dach, M.D.

The most important book I have read in decades ... clearly, concisely and convincingly calls our attention to a condition that exists in epidemic numbers. This book is a must read for all doctors. —Dr. Bill Koch, The American Chiropractor magazine

Bernard Rimland
In this long-needed book, Pacholok and Stuart expose a major health-care scandal . . . [and] provide an invaluable service for medical consumers who want to protect their families and for all medical care providers who truly care about their patients. An important, highly recommended contribution.
Kilmer McCully
Sally Pacholok and Jeffrey Stuart are to be congratulated for calling attention to this common disorder that affects a significant proportion of the population, particularly among the elderly . . . I recommend this book to professionals and patients alike.
MD Jeffrey Dach
This is the definitive book on B12 deficiency, diagnosis, and treatment for the lay reader and for the interested physician. As a result of reading this book, I now routinely test serum B12 and Urinary MMA on ALL patients, and have been surprised to find many symptomatic B12-deficient patients completely missed by the medical system.
Eric Norman
I defy you to read this book then not get yourself or a loved one tested for B12 deficiency.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781610350655
Publisher:
Linden Publishing
Publication date:
01/01/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
324
Sales rank:
251,052
File size:
4 MB

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The definitive book on B12 deficiency, diagnosis and treatment for the lay reader and for the interested physician. —Jeffrey Dach, M.D.

Meet the Author

Sally M. Pacholok, RN, has worked as an emergency room nurse and paramedic for 25 years. A member of the Emergency Nurses Association, Pacholok diagnosed herself with vitamin B12 deficiency after doctors failed to identify her condition. Jeffrey J. Stuart, DO, is a board-certified physician and a member of the American Osteopathic Association, the American College of Osteopathic Emergency Physicians, the Macomb County Osteopathic Society, and the Michigan Osteopathic Association. They both live in Shelby, Michigan.

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Could It Be B12?: An Epidemic of Misdiagnoses 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
LindaRae41 More than 1 year ago
I bought the book because there is a history of Pernicious Anemia in my family way back to a great grandmother who died of this condition. I knew, from reading the book, exactly what tests to ask my doctor to perform.
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