Aimee Ackell offers an informative and positive perspective on coping with Lupus for people with the disease and their families. Lupus is a chronic autoimmune disease that is difficult to diagnose, and the symptoms-from achy joints to skin rashes- often mimic those of other diseases. Lupus affects more than 1.4 million people in the United States, and affects more women then men. It is considered the silent disease. Her journey of twenty years with Lupus demonstrates the good, the bad and the ugly. The challenges of Lupus are unlimited but there is hope and inspiration given to the reader. She describes the major events that have affected her with her Lupus and how she handled it. The reader walks away with a confident outlook on to handle Lupus. She is very inspirational and her journey allows you a peek into her life while living with a chronic disease. As she always says, smile and smile more!
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About the Author
Aimee Ackell is the founder of the Ann Caroline Corredy Fund through The Long Island Community Foundation. She donates monies every year to various Lupus organizations for research in hope that a cure can be found for Lupus and other autoimmune diseases. She lives in Glen Head, New York