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By John M. Vine

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

Here is the publication that John Vine and his spouse, Joanne, want they can have consulted whilst John was once first clinically determined with Parkinson’s disease—a nontechnical, own advisor written from the patient’s standpoint. hoping on his reports during the last 12 years, John writes knowledgeably approximately all features of the ailment. 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 publication while my brother-in-law was once clinically determined. The e-book is very informative, unflinchingly sincere, and reassuringly positive. It’s simply what the physician must have ordered.”—Cokie Roberts, best-selling writer and political commentator on ABC information and NPR

“John Vine info, in a compelling and available means, his event with Parkinson’s affliction. His e-book is a rare consultant to residing effectively with Parkinson’s, and a needs to learn for all who are looking to higher comprehend the . even supposing clinically determined with Parkinson’s, my father lived an energetic and efficient lifestyles until eventually his demise at age ninety four. because the e-book makes transparent, whereas each one patient’s trip is exclusive, universal ways are crucial in treating the indicators of the disease.”—Eric H. Holder, Jr. served because the 82nd lawyer basic of the U.S. from 2009 to 2015

“John Vine has written the simplest primer I’ve ever learn for newly clinically determined Parkinson’s sufferers and their households. It is helping them deal with the surprise of analysis, provides them (jargon-free) the medical fundamentals they should comprehend, describes the indicators they could adventure (making transparent that each case is diversified) and catalogs the assets on hand to navigate dwelling with Parkinson’s. John humanizes the booklet 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 to be had to aid new PD on their trip forward.”—Morton Kondracke, writer of Saving Milly: Love, Politics and Parkinson’s Disease and a member of the Founders' Council of the Michael J. Fox Foundation

“My husband has PD, and that i wolfed this e-book. It’s clever, splendidly readable, and, chiefly, beneficial. due to the fact that John Vine has PD, he speaks with nice authority concerning the demanding situations, either actual and mental. in case you have Parkinson’s, dwell with anyone who has it, or simply understand an individual struggling with the disorder, A Parkinson’s Primer is for you.”—Lesley Stahl, award-winning tv journalist at the CBS information application 60 Minutes

“This is a awesome publication describing the private reports of lots of individuals, together with the writer, residing with Parkinson’s ailment. It captures the truth that even though there are numerous attainable indicators during this illness, all people reports varied indicators and copes with them in a variety of methods. The considerate and insightful reviews and coping options may be useful for folks 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 attorney at Covington & Burling LLP in Washington, DC, the place he's the senior member and previous head of the firm’s worker merits workforce. He used to be clinically determined with Parkinson’s in 2004.

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