By John M. Vine
Here is the booklet that John Vine and his spouse, Joanne, want they can have consulted while John was once first clinically determined with Parkinson’s disease—a nontechnical, own consultant written from the patient’s standpoint. counting on his stories over the last 12 years, John writes knowledgeably approximately all facets of the ailment. John additionally interviewed different Parkinson’s sufferers and their companions, whose tales and recommendation he comprises through the book.
“I want we’d had John Vine’s ebook whilst my brother-in-law used to be clinically determined. The booklet is extremely informative, unflinchingly sincere, and reassuringly confident. It’s simply what the health care professional must have ordered.”—Cokie Roberts, best-selling writer and political commentator on ABC information and NPR
“John Vine info, in a compelling and obtainable manner, his event with Parkinson’s disorder. His ebook is a rare advisor to residing effectively with Parkinson’s, and a needs to learn for all who are looking to larger comprehend the . even if clinically determined with Parkinson’s, my father lived an lively and efficient existence till his demise at age ninety four. because the ebook makes transparent, whereas each one patient’s trip is exclusive, universal ways are essential in treating the indicators of the disease.”—Eric H. Holder, Jr. served because the 82nd legal professional common of the USA from 2009 to 2015
“John Vine has written the easiest primer I’ve ever learn for newly clinically determined Parkinson’s sufferers and their households. It is helping them focus on the surprise of analysis, supplies them (jargon-free) the medical fundamentals they should be aware of, describes the indications they might event (making transparent that each case is various) and catalogs the assets on hand to navigate dwelling with Parkinson’s. John humanizes the publication by means of describing his personal adventure and that of twenty-two different sufferers and their companions. I’d urge each neurologist to have copies of Vine’s primer to be had to assist new PD on their trip forward.”—Morton Kondracke, writer of Saving Milly: Love, Politics and Parkinson’s affliction and a member of the Founders' Council of the Michael J. Fox Foundation
“My husband has PD, and that i gobbled this ebook. It’s clever, splendidly readable, and, peculiarly, invaluable. seeing that John Vine has PD, he speaks with nice authority concerning the demanding situations, either actual and mental. when you have Parkinson’s, dwell with a person who has it, or simply recognize anyone scuffling with the sickness, A Parkinson’s Primer is for you.”—Lesley Stahl, award-winning tv journalist at the CBS information software 60 Minutes
“This is a outstanding booklet describing the non-public reviews of a lot of persons, together with the writer, dwelling with Parkinson’s affliction. It captures the truth that even supposing there are lots of attainable signs during this affliction, every body reports various signs and copes with them in a variety of methods. The considerate and insightful reviews and coping concepts may be beneficial for people with PD, and their companions, whatever the level of the disease.”—Stephen Grill, MD, PhD, Director of the Parkinson’s & circulation problems heart of Maryland
John M. Vine is a legal professional at Covington & Burling LLP in Washington, DC, the place he's the senior member and previous head of the firm’s worker advantages workforce. He used to be clinically determined with Parkinson’s in 2004.
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