Diabetes struck the Sloanes' first son when he was seventeen months old and their second son several years later, when he was nine. At a time when information about the disease was sparse--and not on ever physician's radar--Susan Sloane worked to gather all she could to give her sons as normal a life as possible. Early in her search, she discovered the Joslin Diabetes Center, and the family's meeting with Dr. Joseph Wolfsdorf put them on the right path to coping with this disease.
From one who's been there, is there, and plans still to be there, Staying Alive Until 85 and Beyond gives first-hand advice for living a long, enjoyable, and purposeful life. Al Deskiewicz presents the results of his two years of extensive research. Learn what works, what might, and what definitely does not. In between serious suggestions, he peppers humorous stories from his life that also teach--you'll always remember the lesson from Jewels the house cat.
This book has been written for adults interested in lighting up a path to a long and healthy life. To accomplish this goal is to understand why making good dietary decisions and choosing simple physical activities over inactivity are essential for providing the opportunity to let you make corect and wise life-time choices.
Autism, Asperger's Syndrome, Social Communication Disorder, ADD...what goes on in the minds of those with these diagnoses? Why do they do the things they do? What causes some of their behavior? Do they even know why they do the things they do? Inside the Mind will help you understand inductive reasoning, which is a major aspect in these diagnoses.
“Health is inherent; our work is to help maintain it.”
In this exhaustive, informative, and ultimately valuable book, noted naturopathic physician Dr. Virender Sodhi shares his vast knowledge of Ayurvedic medicine and the many successes he has seen in treatments with patients suffering from: type I and II diabetes, hypertension, lupus, breast cancer, crohn’s disease, colitis, psoriasis, hepatitis B, hepatitis C, heart disease, ulcers, and more.
Set against the dramatic backdrop of Alaska, Phillip Douglas's senitive story stands in stark contrast to the landscape. Graywood desparately seeks the reason for his young son's illness and eventual death while also trying to understand the reasons his wife, Marren, abandoned him and their child. In the end, Douglas challenges us: At what cost truth? Graywood, does find the cause for his son's disease ... where he never expected to find it.
Into the Storm is a new anthology of stories by twenty-three writers, journalists, educators, social workers, and health practitioners across the United States sharing their experiences caring for loved ones with Alzheimer's disease and dementia. Most of the contributors are from the Pacific Northwest and include published authors such as Ann Hedreen, Esther Altshul Helfgott, Rita Bresnahan, and Anthony Robinson. Other writers include CBS News correspondent Barry Petersen and author Olivia Ames Hoblitzelle.
Transform the path you are on to make your world a more peaceful place. Dey presents guided meditations and the technique she developed, Insight Reiki, to lead you to greater clarity about emotional and physical symptoms for deeper-level healing. Receive inspiration and guidance for extending this healing to your community and to the world at large. Dey offers ideas and real-life examples of working with veterans, corporate America, acting groups, and the environment.
Understanding and working with the natural laws that govern our physical and emotional health opens the way to regain and maintain an optimal life, filled with good health, vibrancy, and happiness. Drawing on decades of studying, practicing, and teaching T’ai Chi and classical Five Element Acupuncture, David Goodell helps make the knowledge of these healing traditions, which have been honed and refined over thousands of years, more easily accessible. Opening the Gate of Life offers a realistic approach to mental, emotional, and physical well-being that can take us beyond simply med