Alzheimer's Treatment Alzheimer's Prevention: A Patient and Family Guide, 2012 Edition

Alzheimer's Treatment Alzheimer's Prevention: A Patient and Family Guide, 2012 Edition

by Richard S Isaacson MD

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Overview

Harvard-trained Neurologist Dr. Richard Isaacson answers the most common patient and caregiver questions on the treatment and prevention of Alzheimer's disease (AD). He shares his cutting edge, comprehensive approach in the fight against AD, the greatest public health crisis today.

This groundbreaking book has been written especially for patients, caregivers, family members, and allied healthcare professionals. Dr. Isaacson writes in easy to understand terms and easy to read (larger-type) print to help educate and inform those confronting AD. He outlines his comprehensive and scientifically-based approach that includes a comprehenisve 9-week diet and nutrition plan, with examples of what to eat, what not to eat, and a food terminology guide to help read and understand nutrition labels. He discusses the available medications, supplements, vitamins, and medical foods, as well as the proven non-drug approaches that have been shown to help in treatment and prevention.

This book is a resource to empower families to understand the latest in AD. Remember: Knowledge is Power - Get informed, Get Educated. The fight against AD is a battle we must win.

Sample Chapters:

"What are the best strategies for treating and preventing AD?"
"Where can I turn to for help and should I get a second opinion?"
"I have a family member with Alzheimer's and am concerned about developing AD. What strategies do you suggest for prevention?"

Dr. Isaacson has appeared widely in the media, including the Today Show, CBS, ABC, Wall Street Journal, USA Today, US News and World Report, CNN.com and Univision.

This new 2012 edition is revised and expanded from his groundbreaking approach first published last year, was highlighted twice on the NBC Today Show (interviews by Meredith Vieira, and Kathie Lee and Hoda), Fox Good Day L.A., and a myriad of other television and radio programs throughout the United States.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780983186977
Publisher: AD Education Consultants, Incorporated
Publication date: 02/28/2012
Pages: 276
Sales rank: 1,222,412
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.58(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Dr. Isaacson serves as Associate Professor of Clinical Neurology, Vice Chair of Education, and Education Director of the McKnight Brain Institute in the Department of Neurology at the University of Miami (UM) Miller School of Medicine. He completed residency in Neurology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center/Harvard Medical School, and medical internship at Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami Beach. Prior to joining UM, he served as Associate Medical Director of the Wien Center for Alzheimer's disease and Memory Disorders at Mount Sinai. He is a graduate of the accelerated 6-year BA/MD program at the U. of Missouri-Kansas City.

Dr. Isaacson has a family history of Alzheimer's disease, including his Uncle Bob (diagnosed while he was in high school) and his Dad's Cousin (diagnosed four years ago). He makes the same recommendations to his patients and in his book as he would to his own family members, and has utilized his comprehensive 20-step treatment plan, and 10-step prevention plan in countless patients throughout his career.

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