Parkinson's Disease For Dummies

Parkinson's Disease For Dummies

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by Michele Tagliati, Gary Guten, Jo Horne
     
 

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If you or someone you love has been diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease you’re probably wrestling with fear, despair, and countless questions about the future. It’s brighter than you think. In Parkinson’s Disease for Dummies, you’ll discover how to keep a positive attitude and lead an active, productive life as this user-friendly,…  See more details below

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If you or someone you love has been diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease you’re probably wrestling with fear, despair, and countless questions about the future. It’s brighter than you think. In Parkinson’s Disease for Dummies, you’ll discover how to keep a positive attitude and lead an active, productive life as this user-friendly, guide pilots you through the important steps toward taking charge of your condition. It helps you:

  • Make sure you have an accurate diagnosis
  • Assemble and work with your health care team
  • Inform others about your condition
  • Choose the most effective medications
  • Establish a diet and exercise regimen
  • Consider surgical options, alternative therapies, and clinical trials
  • Maintain healthy personal and professional relationships
  • Adjust your routine as your PD progresses

This one-stop resource provides proven coping skills, first-hand advice, and practical tools, such as worksheets to assess care options, questions to ask doctors, and current listings of care providers.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781118051047
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/01/2011
Series:
For Dummies Series
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
384
Sales rank:
195,693
File size:
7 MB

Meet the Author

Michele Tagliati, MD, is Director of the Parkinson's Disease Center at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York.

Gary N. Guten, MD, MA, is an orthopedic surgeon, author, and Parkinson's patient.

Jo Horne, MA, is the author of three books and a long-distance care partner.

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Parkinson's Disease For Dummies 3.3 out of 5 based on 1 ratings. 6 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Easy to read and understand; excellent learning tool for Parkinson's. This was my first "research" book after my husband was diagnosed with Parkinson's. I would recommend it to anyone at any stage - lots of information and easily read.
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