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Title Living a healthy life with chronic conditions : self-management of heart disease, arthritis, diabetes, depression, asthma, bronchitis, emphysema, and other physical and mental health conditions / Kate Lorig .. [and others]..

Publication Info. Boulder, CO : Bull Pub. Co., [2012]


Location Call No. Status
 Bloomfield, Prosser Library - Adult Department  616.044 LIV    Check Shelf
 Cheshire Public Library - Adult Department  616.044 LIVING    Check Shelf
 East Windsor, Library Association of Warehouse Point - Adult Department  616.04 LOR    Check Shelf
 Glastonbury, Welles-Turner Memorial Library - Adult Department  616.044 LIVING    Check Shelf
Edition 4th ed.
Description vii, 343 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Note Includes index.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 387-421) and index.
Contents Overview of self-management -- Becoming an active self-manager -- Finding resources -- Understanding and managing common symptoms -- Using your mind to manage symptoms -- Exercise and physical activity for every body -- Exercising for flexibility, strength and balance: making life easier -- Exercising for endurance: aerobic activities -- Communicating with family, friends and health care professionals -- Sex and intimacy -- Healthy eating -- Healthy weight management -- Managing your medicines -- Making treatment decisions -- Managing chronic lung disease -- Managing heart disease, high blood pressure and stroke -- Managing chronic arthritis and osteoporosis -- Managing diabetes -- Planning for the future: fears and reality -- Index.
Summary Completely redesigned for easy reading and fully updated with the latest research, medication, legal matters, and specific conditions, this new edition of a vital resource is full of tips, suggestions, and strategies to deal with chronic illness and symptoms.
Subject Chronic diseases -- Popular works.
Medicine, Popular.
Chronic Disease -- Popular Works.
Added Author Lorig, Kate.
ISBN 9781933503363
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