Peripheral Neuropathy is one of the most common diseases most people never heard of and yet, upwards of 20 million Americans have it! It is estimated that 60 to 70 percent of people with Diabetes have mild to severe Neuropathy. That fact alone is staggering. Other causes include vitamin deficiencies, autoimmune diseases, kidney, liver or thyroid disorders, Cancer and a variety of other medical conditions. According to the Neuropathy Association the extent and importance of Peripheral Neuropathy has not yet been adequately recognised. The disease is apt to be misdiagnosed, or thought to be merely a side effect of another disease. However, people from all walks of life live with this neurological illness that has been described by those who have it as a tingling or burning sensation in their limbs, pins and needles and numbness. You Can Cope with Peripheral Neuropathy: 365 Tips for Living a Full Life was written by both a patient-expert and Doctor and is a welcome addition to the information on this subject.
It covers such diverse topics as:* What to ask at Doctor appointments * Making the house easier to navigate with Neuropathy * Where to find a support group* Using vitamins and herbs for treatment * Tips for travelling* And much, much more! You Can Cope With Neuropathy is a compendium of tips, techniques and life-task shortcuts that will help everyone who lives with this painful condition. It will also serve as a useful resource for their families, caregivers and health care providers.
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Author Biography - Norman Latov
Mims Cushing lives with peripheral neuropathy. She has published extensively in magazines and newspapers, including the New York Times, and contributed a chapter to Dr. Latov previous book Peripheral Neuropathy: When the Numbness, Weakness, and Pain Won't Stop, part of the American Academy of Neurology series.||Norman Latov, MD, PhD, is Professor of Neurology and Neuroscience, and Director of the Peripheral Neuropathy Clinical and Research Center at the Weill Medical College of Cornell University. He is a graduate of Columbia College, received the M.D., Ph.D. degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, served as Medical Intern at Boston City Hospital, and completed a residency in Neurology at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, where he also served as Chief Resident. He lectures widely, and has over 200 publications, including research articles, reviews, editorials, chapters and books