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DetailsWhat your Doctor doesn't tell you that you . . . need to know. ~Essential Information on : Finding the right Doctor, The latest treatment options and medications, Alternative therapies and nutritional healing, Overcoming daily challenges and maintaining.A complete guide to Parkinson's from two people with the disease who cofounded a national support and advocacy organization. In Living Well with Parkinson's Disease, Gretchen Garie and Michael J. Church, a couple who both have Parkinson's and live daily with the effects of the disease, thoroughly discuss diagnosis, treatment options, and the emotional consequences of this difficult illness.With a conversational, pragmatic, and personal tone, they offer advice on such topics as: how Parkinson's disease affects relationshipsthe role of diet, supplements, and rest and relaxation strategies for navigating professional life and the maze of the health-care systemhandling everyday challenges such as buttoning a shirt or rolling over in bed and more. Compassionate and inspiring, Living Well with Parkinson's Disease offers knowledge and wisdom from those who understand the challenges of dealing with Parkinson's every day.ABOUT THE AUTHORS:GRETCHEN GARIE is president of Movers and Shakers, a Parkinson's advocacy group, and Congressional Coordinator for the Parkinson's Action Network for the state of Florida.MICHAEL J CHURCH: Gretchen Garie's husband, Michael J. Church, is executive director of Movers and Shakers and is the Florida State Coordinator for the Parkinson's Action Network. They live with their children in Naples, Florida.WINIFRED CONKLING studied journalism at Northwestern University and spent the next 25 years writing nonfiction for adult readers, including articles for Consumer Reports magazine and more than 30 nonfiction books including Passenger on the Pearl: The True Story of Emily Edmonson's Flight from Slavery; Radioactive!: How Irène Curie & Lise Meitner Revolutionized Science and Changed the World; and Votes for Women!: American Suffragists and the Battle for the Ballot. Her articles have appeared in a number of national magazines including American Health, McCalls, Consumer Reports, and Readers Digest. She earned an MFA in writing for children and young adults from the Vermont College of Fine Arts. Winifred lives in Northern Virginia with her family
SKU Code PRK B 4652 Weight in Kg 0.2500 Brand Bookwomb Dispatch Period in Days 3 ISBN No. 9780061173226 Author Name GRETCHEN GARIE, MICHAEL J CHURCH & WINIFRED CONKLING Publisher Name Harper Paperbacks