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Fighting for My Life: How to Thrive in the Shadow of Alzheimer’s

Jamie TenNapel Tyrone | Marwan Noel Sabbagh MD| FAAN | John Hanc
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A practical, helpful guide on how to fight back against Alzheimer's disease—with expert medical advice & one woman's inspiring personal jour... Read More

A practical, helpful guide on how to fight back against Alzheimer’s disease—with expert medical advice & one woman’s inspiring personal journey.

Jamie Tyrone was forty-nine years old when she learned she had a 91% chance of getting Alzheimer's disease—by accident through genetic testing. She was shocked, but after an initial bout with depression she decided to take action rather than concede defeat.

Jamie teamed up with Dr. Marwan Sabbagh, a renowned neurologist, and together they created a resource detailing not just Jamie's experience, but expert medical advice for anyone facing the disease.

This book is a practical, helpful guide for those who know they’re at greater risk of contracting Alzheimer’s disease. Readers will:

  • Gain expert medical advice from Dr. Sabbagh on how to fight back against the disease
  • Discover the pros, cons and possible dangers of genetic testing
  • Witness a first-hand account of how to deal with the shadow of Alzheimer’s disease through Jamie’s story

If Alzheimer’s has affected your life, or the life of someone you know, this book is for you. You’ll be armed with information, and ready to tackle Alzheimer’s head-on.

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  • Contributor(s)Jamie TenNapel Tyrone , Marwan Noel Sabbagh MD, FAAN , John Hanc
  • About the Contributor(s) Jamie TenNapel Tyrone is a retired Registered Nurse and President/CEO of B.A.B.E.S.—"Beating Alzheimer's by Embracing Science." She is a founding...

    Jamie TenNapel Tyrone is a retired Registered Nurse and President/CEO of B.A.B.E.S.—"Beating Alzheimer's by Embracing Science." She is a founding member of WomenAgainstAlzheimer's (WA2) and was honored with a place on Maria Shriver's "Big Wall of Empowerment."  Jamie diligently advocates to find a prevention or cure for Alzheimer’s by both participating in research herself and urging others to enroll in clinical trials. 



    Marwan Noel Sabbagh MD, board certified neurologist and geriatric neurologist, hopes to work himself out of a job. Considered one of the leading experts in Alzheimer’s and dementia, he is the director of the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health in Las Vegas, Nevada. Dr Sabbagh has authored and co-authored almost 300 medical and scientific articles on Alzheimer’s research. He is the author of The Alzheimer’s Answer: Reduce Your Risk and Keep Your Brain Healthy and The Alzheimer’s Prevention Cookbook: 100 Recipes to Boost Brain Health.



    John Hanc is the author or co-author of 17 nonfiction books, including his own award-winning memoir, "The Coolest Race on Earth," an account of Hanc's participation in the Antarctica Marathon. His work as a journalist has appeared frequently in the New York Times, Newsday, and Columbia Journalism Review. Hanc teaches journalism at the New York Institute of Technology, where he is an associate professor.

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  • ISBN-139780785221555
  • Publish Date05/07/2019
  • PublisherThomas Nelson
  • Format Hardcover
  • LanguageEnglish
  • Weight (lbs)1.42 lb
  • Case Weight (lbs)34.18 lb
  • Dimensions 9.3(h) x 6.3(w) x 0.92(d) inches
  • Pages256
  • Price $18.89

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