By John M. Vine

“John Vine says he wrote this publication for those who were newly clinically determined with Parkinson’s illness. good, i used to be clinically determined 24 years in the past, and that i nonetheless discovered anything new on each page.”—Michael Kinsley, self-importance reasonable columnist and writer of outdated Age: A Beginner’s Guide

Here is the ebook 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 advisor written from the patient’s viewpoint. counting on his reviews during the last 12 years, John writes knowledgeably approximately all elements of the illness. John additionally interviewed different Parkinson’s sufferers and their companions, whose tales and suggestion he contains during the book.

“I want we’d had John Vine’s e-book while my brother-in-law was once clinically determined. The publication is very informative, unflinchingly sincere, and reassuringly confident. It’s simply what the health care provider must have ordered.”—Cokie Roberts, best-selling writer and political commentator on ABC information and NPR

“John Vine info, in a compelling and obtainable means, his adventure with Parkinson’s disorder. His booklet is a unprecedented advisor to dwelling effectively with Parkinson’s, and a needs to learn for all who are looking to larger comprehend the . even though clinically determined with Parkinson’s, my father lived an energetic and efficient lifestyles till his dying at age ninety four. because the e-book makes transparent, whereas each one patient’s trip is exclusive, universal methods are imperative in treating the indications of the disease.”—Eric H. Holder, Jr. served because the 82nd legal professional basic of the U.S. 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 deal with the surprise of prognosis, supplies them (jargon-free) the clinical fundamentals they should recognize, describes the indicators they could adventure (making transparent that each case is various) and catalogs the assets on hand to navigate residing with Parkinson’s. John humanizes the publication via describing his personal event and that of twenty-two different sufferers and their companions. I’d urge each neurologist to have copies of Vine’s primer available to assist new PD on their trip forward.”—Morton Kondracke, writer of Saving Milly: Love, Politics and Parkinson’s sickness and a member of the Founders' Council of the Michael J. Fox Foundation

“My husband has PD, and that i wolfed this booklet. It’s clever, splendidly readable, and, primarily, invaluable. when you consider that John Vine has PD, he speaks with nice authority in regards to the demanding situations, either actual and mental. when you've got Parkinson’s, dwell with anyone who has it, or simply be aware of anyone scuffling with the sickness, A Parkinson’s Primer is for you.”—Lesley Stahl, award-winning tv journalist at the CBS information application 60 Minutes

“This is a amazing e-book describing the private stories of lots of individuals, together with the writer, residing with Parkinson’s sickness. It captures the truth that even if there are lots of attainable indicators during this disorder, everybody stories diverse indicators and copes with them in numerous methods. The considerate and insightful reviews and coping innovations could be valuable for folks with PD, and their companions, whatever the level of the disease.”—Stephen Grill, MD, PhD, Director of the Parkinson’s & stream problems middle of Maryland

John M. Vine is a attorney at Covington & Burling LLP in Washington, DC, the place he's the senior member and previous head of the firm’s worker advantages crew. He was once clinically determined with Parkinson’s in 2004.

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