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Living with Lupus By Sheldon Paul Blau

Living with Lupus by Sheldon Paul Blau

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The definitive source of information for lupus sufferers and their families--with the latest word on possible causes and promising treatments. The authors discuss the medical and personal implications of a whole range of subjects, including a full discussion of symptoms as well as treatments available. Line drawings.

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Living with Lupus: All the Knowledge You Need to Help Yourself by Sheldon Paul Blau

This is the definitive, up-to-the-minute source of information for lupus sufferers, their families and friends, and their caregivers. It includes the latest research on possible causes and promising treatments-including treatments other than the standard drug approach. The individual voices of patients in these pages provide illuminating insights for readers living with such an unpredictable disease. Practical resources round out this detailed, readable, and reassuring guide.

About Sheldon Paul Blau

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. Together they coauthored Lupus: The Body Against Itself, the seminal and groundbreaking book on lupus.

Table of Contents

Introduction In Their Own Words: How It Began Diagnosis: What Makes the Difference Why Me? What Causes LupusMaybe Doctor and Patient: A Delicate Partnership Drugs Used for Lupus The Main Medicines: Corticosteroids Other Problems, Other Treatements Osteoporosis: Detection and Prevention A Prudent Approach to Pregnancy The Other Lupus: Drugsand MoreThat Can Cause Disease Food Boosts, Cosmetic Cautions, and Other Practical Pointers The Rest of Your Life Lupus in Children and Teens New Directions, Future Therapies Appendix: Good Connections (Youre Not Alone)

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Living with Lupus: All the Knowledge You Need to Help Yourself by Sheldon Paul Blau
Used - Very Good
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This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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