Living With Lupus
The Complete GuidePaperback - 2004
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.
Publisher: Cambridge, MA : Da Capo Press, Lifelong Books, c2004.
Edition: 2nd ed., rev. and updated.
Branch Call Number: 362.196772
Characteristics: vii, 263 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.