From the Back Cover
Use medications safely and effectively
Get an accurate diagnosis, evaluate treatment options, and manage Parkinson's disease
This positive, straightforward guide offers proven techniques for finding the right doctors, coping with daily issues, and providing care as the disease progresses. The authors cover young onset Parkinson's disease, and detail ways to keep your mind sharp, your body in shape, your stress under control — and live a full, satisfying life.
"We commend [this book's] emphasis on tenets that we at The Michael J. Fox Foundation strive to incorporate into our work: an action orientation, a problem-solving mentality, and the distillation of a great deal of complicated information into clear, logical next steps."
—Deborah W. Brooks, President and CEO of The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research
Discover how to
- Assemble a top-notch healthcare team
- Feel better with diet and exercise
- Maintain your independence
- Manage your symptoms on the job
- Pursue alternative therapies
- Handle later-stage symptoms
About the Author
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.