Guide for patients and relatives living with Parkinson’s disease
If you have been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease you’re probably worried and you have many questions:
How the disease will develop?,
How it will affect your life?
What are the treatment options?, etc.
David Cram, doctor and patient of Parkinson for over ten years, knows from his own experience what issues arise once you have been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. It is essential that the patient receives the right information and learn which is the most effective treatment to help him to live with this illness and maintain the best quality of life as possible.
If you or any of your loved ones were diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, of course you feel overwhelmed or you believe that you can not do anything about. After all, Parkinson is a chronic, progressive disease for which, at present, there is no cure. But the reality is that yes, there is a lot you can do to improve your life or the life of the person you love.
This is a warm and informative book that teaches how to fight with Parkinson’s disease. Dr. Cram clarifies all doubts and fears that both patients and their families may arise, and he also shares the key that will allow you to confront the disease with a positive attitude-.
Among other topics, Dr. Cram explains: How Parkinson’s disease is diagnosed – symptoms and stages of the disease, – the emotional aspect and how to overcome fear and denial – how to choose the appropriate medical equipment, – pharmacological therapies available and surgical options – the importance of physical exercise – how to deal with everyday problems, – the care they should receive those who are taking care of the patients.
- DAVID L. CRAM graduated from the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Wisconsin, United States. At the end of his medical career he was assigned to the US Air Force Base Hospital based in Lakenheath, England, where he became Head of the Department of Medicine.
During this period he received the Medal of Honor of the Air Force. In 1971 Dr. Cram joined the team at the University of California, San Francisco, where he became Head of the Dermatology Clinic.
At the same time he developed his work as a teacher, lecturer and research scientist. After fifteen years of activity, he set a private consulting room of dermatology the same he held until 1991, after the diagnosis of his illness in 1989.
Dr. Cram has written a large number of scientific papers. Among his numerous honors and awards, highlights the fact of have created the first Center Day Treatment of Psoriasis in the United States. He was also appointed Emeritus Professor at the University of California in 1991.
Dr Cram’s book is available on Amazon.