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DetailsA patient-expert walks those newly diagnosed with lupus through everything they need to learn and do during their first year with the condition. Lupus, a serious rheumatological, autoimmune disease found predominantly in women, affects the connective tissues and linings throughout the body. Because of the diversity of its symptoms and severity with which it can manifest, it remains one of the most difficult conditions to identify and diagnose. Since her diagnosis with the disease, author Nancy C. Hanger educated herself on every aspect of her condition.Now, as a "patient-expert," she guides those newly diagnosed step-by-step through their first year with lupus. Starting with the day of diagnosis, Hanger provides vital information on a variety of subjects including:- Strategies for accomplishing necessary lifestyle changes- Guidelines and tips for modifying your diet- Choosing the right medical team- Coping with overlapping syndromes- Discussing your condition with family, friends, and co-workers- Current medical research and medications- Effective alternative therapies- Support group resourcesBy providing reliable, useful, empathetic, and up-to-date information you need to know when you most need to know it, The First YearLupus is an invaluable guide for everyone learning to live with their lupus diagnosis.ABOUT THE AUTHOR: NANCY C. HANGER is a freelance writer and editor who was diagnosed with lupus in the early 1990s. She is the coauthor of Essential Business Tactics for the Net and a columnist for BYTE.com and WIRED News. Her freelance business, Windhaven Press, handles book editing and production for most of the major New York publishing houses. She lives in New Hampshire.
SKU Code PRK B 4653 Weight in Kg 0.2500 Brand Bookwomb Dispatch Period in Days 3 ISBN No. 9781569245095 Author Name NANCY C HANGER Publisher Name Avalon Travel Publishing