• A Tattoo on My Brain

  • A Neurologist's Personal Battle Against Alzheimer's Disease
  • By: Daniel Gibbs, Teresa H. Barker
  • Narrated by: Trevor White
  • Length: 6 hrs and 13 mins
  • 4.9 out of 5 stars (18 ratings)
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Dr. Daniel Gibbs is one of 50 million people worldwide with an Alzheimer’s disease diagnosis. Unlike most patients with Alzheimer’s, however, Dr. Gibbs worked as a neurologist for 25 years, caring for patients with the very disease now affecting him. Also unusual is that Dr Gibbs had begun to suspect he had Alzheimer’s several years before any official diagnosis could be made. Forewarned by genetic testing showing he carried alleles that increased the risk of developing the disease, he noticed symptoms of mild cognitive impairment long before any tests would have alerted him. 

In this highly personal account, Dr Gibbs documents the effect his diagnosis has had on his life and explains his advocacy for improving early recognition of Alzheimer’s. Weaving clinical knowledge from decades caring for dementia patients with his personal experience of the disease, this is an optimistic tale of one man’s journey with early-stage Alzheimer’s disease.

©2021 Daniel Gibbs, Teresa H. Barker (P)2021 Cambridge University Press

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Un compañero de tatuaje.

Por qué soy un compañero de tatuaje?
Porque me encuentro en las etapas iniciales de Alzheimer . Todo lo que el autor menciona me es Familiar.
Adicionalmente, mi padre vivió con un Alzheimer largo, de siete años, y fui SU compañero, físico y emocional, de años muy difíciles.
Me tocó ver como se deterioraba, perdía facultades físicas, y sobre todo mentales.
Un hombre brillante acabó en una cama, en los huesos, sin saber si se comunicaba. Tampoco nosotros, su familia lo sabíamos.
Un final MUY triste.

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An excellent message for all!

This book will help us all to be more mindful of maximizing the time we have. Dr Gibbs’ insider’s view adds urgency to the need to reduce stigma and focus on early identification of Alzheimer’s Disease. He debunks the myth that living with dementia is an immediate death sentence. His in-depth explanations of how the brain works and 5 strategies for slowing down disease progression to buy more time make this book a must read for health professionals and anyone with a family history of dementia.

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