Living Well With Parkinson's Disease: What Your Doctor Doesn't Tell You....That You Need to Know

Paperback | December 18, 2007

byGretchen Garie

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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 relationships
  • the role of diet, supplements, and rest and relaxation
  • strategies for navigating professional life and the maze of the health-care system
  • handling 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.

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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, an...

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. Her 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 t...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.61 inPublished:December 18, 2007Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0061173223

ISBN - 13:9780061173226

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