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Living With Lupus: The Complete Guide, 2nd Edition
     

Living With Lupus: The Complete Guide, 2nd Edition

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by Sheldon Blau, Dodi Schultz
 

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An estimated 1.4 million Americans, most of them women, suffer from lupus, a chronic auto-immune disease in which the immune system attacks the body. With symptoms ranging from skin rashes to kidney dysfunction, lupus is a complicated and frustrating disease, the cause of which is still unknown.In the newly revised Living with Lupus, Dr. Sheldon Blau helps

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An estimated 1.4 million Americans, most of them women, suffer from lupus, a chronic auto-immune disease in which the immune system attacks the body. With symptoms ranging from skin rashes to kidney dysfunction, lupus is a complicated and frustrating disease, the cause of which is still unknown.In the newly revised Living with Lupus, Dr. Sheldon Blau helps patients, their caregivers, and their families and friends navigate this unpredictable disease. With sound, up-to-date advice on how to interpret symptoms, find a physician, choose the right treatments and medications, avoid the environmental factors that may trigger a flare-up, and reduce the risk of complications, Living with Lupus is the essential resource for maintaining a healthy and comfortable lifestyle in spite of lupus. Full of practical suggestions, cutting-edge medical information, and moving personal stories, Living with Lupus offers hope and reassurance.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780786729852
Publisher:
Da Capo Press
Publication date:
03/05/2009
Sold by:
Hachette Digital, Inc.
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
272
File size:
648 KB

Meet the Author

Sheldon Paul Blau, M.D., is Clinical Professor of Medicine at the State University of New York at Stony Brook. Dodi Schultz is an award-winning science writer. She coauthored Lupus: The Body Against Itself, the seminal and groundbreaking book on lupus.

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Living with Lupus: All the Knowledge You Need to Help Yourself 2.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
She takes a shower siflghing.