Waiting for Superman

Waiting for Superman One Family's Struggle to Survive - And Cure - Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

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Synopsis

For the past six years, Whitney Dafoe has been confined to a bedroom in the back of his parents' home, unable to walk, eat or speak. His diagnosis? The mysterious disease myalgic encephalomyelitis or chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) which affects 20 million people around the world who largely suffer in silence because the condition is little known and much misunderstood. Waiting for Superman follows Whitney's father, groundbreaking geneticist Ron Davis, as he uncovers new possibilities for treatments and potentially a cure. At its heart, this book is about more than just cutting-edge research or a race to find an answer - it's about the lengths to which a parent will go to save their child's life.

Book information

ISBN: 9781911630616
Publisher: Atlantic Books
Imprint: Allen & Unwin
Pub date:
DEWEY: 616.0478092
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Sales rank: 8439
Number of pages: 368
Weight: 396g
Height: 157mm
Width: 235mm
Spine width: 31mm