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By John M. Vine

“John Vine says he wrote this booklet for those that were newly clinically determined with Parkinson’s disorder. good, i used to be clinically determined 24 years in the past, and that i nonetheless discovered anything new on each page.”—Michael Kinsley, vainness reasonable columnist and writer of outdated Age: A Beginner’s Guide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 consultant written from the patient’s viewpoint. hoping on his studies during the last 12 years, John writes knowledgeably approximately all facets 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 booklet 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 adventure with Parkinson’s sickness. His publication is a rare consultant to dwelling effectively with Parkinson’s, and a needs to learn for all who are looking to higher comprehend the . even if clinically determined with Parkinson’s, my father lived an lively and effective existence until eventually his dying at age ninety four. because the booklet makes transparent, whereas every one patient’s trip is exclusive, universal methods are crucial in treating the indications of the disease.”—Eric H. Holder, Jr. served because the 82nd lawyer normal of the us 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 prognosis, provides them (jargon-free) the medical fundamentals they should understand, describes the indicators they could event (making transparent that each case is diversified) and catalogs the assets to be had to navigate residing with Parkinson’s. John humanizes the booklet by means of 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 to be had to assist new PD on their trip forward.”—Morton Kondracke, writer of Saving Milly: Love, Politics and Parkinson’s disorder and a member of the Founders' Council of the Michael J. Fox Foundation

“My husband has PD, and that i wolfed this publication. It’s clever, splendidly readable, and, exceptionally, beneficial. in view that John Vine has PD, he speaks with nice authority concerning the demanding situations, either actual and mental. when you've got Parkinson’s, stay with anyone who has it, or simply understand anyone scuffling with the affliction, A Parkinson’s Primer is for you.”—Lesley Stahl, award-winning tv journalist at the CBS information software 60 Minutes

“This is a awesome publication describing the non-public stories of lots of individuals, together with the writer, residing with Parkinson’s disorder. It captures the truth that even if there are lots of attainable indicators during this ailment, every person studies assorted indicators and copes with them in a variety of methods. The considerate and insightful reviews and coping suggestions might be worthwhile for folks with PD, and their companions, whatever the level of the disease.”—Stephen Grill, MD, PhD, Director of the Parkinson’s & circulate issues heart 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 team. He used to be clinically determined with Parkinson’s in 2004.

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