Living Well With Parkinson's Disease

Living Well With Parkinson's Disease

What your Doctor Doesn't Tell You-- That You Need to Know

Book - 2007
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Baker & Taylor
A detailed resource to managing Parkinson's Disease by a pair of co-founders for a national support and advocacy organization counsels readers on a range of treatment options while sharing advice for everyday life, covering such topics as nutrition, interpersonal relationships, and the health-care system. Original. 15,000 first printing.


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.

Publisher: New York : Collins, c2007
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780061173226
Characteristics: xvi, 246 p. ; 21 cm
Additional Contributors: Conkling, Winifred
Church, Michael J.


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