Introduction: The Manifesto1 Proceed With Confidence2 Be a Diabetes Expert3 Tackle Complications4 Make Your Doctor Work for You5 Help Treatment Help You6 Create Health in New Places7 Reform Relationships on Your Terms8 Cooperate With Your Emotions9 Get "in the Mix"10 Make Things BetterConclusion: The Bottom Bottom LineReferencesIndex
Julie Stachowiak (Author)
Julie Stachowiak, the author of The Multiple Sclerosis Manifesto has her doctorate in International Disease Control and Prevention from Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health. She was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 2004 and in 2007, she was hired as the Guide to multiple sclerosis for About.com (Internet property owned by the New York Times). In this role, she writes articles for the website (ms.about.com) and has been called by Josie Byzek of New Mobility Magazine, "the best MS writer on the web."
Lynn Crowe (Author)
Lynn Crowe currently works within the diabetes medical industry and has a Master of Science in Rehabilitation Counseling. She was diagnosed with type 1 Diabetes when she was 12. She began her quest to help young people with diabetes as the Director of Youth Services of the American Diabetes Association of Southfield, Michigan. She designed and implemented statewide youth services programs for young people which have received national recognition.After receiving her Master's degree Lynn worked for ten years helping people with traumatic head injuries both at the Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation and the Children's Specialized Hospital.She than returned to work in the field of diabetes, this time in sales and marketing. Today she uses her position to inform people with diabetes of their options and to ensure that they are using their medications to achieve the best possible results.