Description - Living with Lupus by Sheldon Paul Blau
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.
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(229mm x 152mm x 15mm)
Da Capo Press Inc
Publisher: The Perseus Books Group
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Author Biography - 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. She coauthored Lupus: The Body Against Itself, the seminal and ground-breaking book on lupus.