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Letters to Doctors: Patients Educating Medical Professionals through Practical True Life Experiences. The BRCA Mutation and Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Syndrome Edition
By Jonathan Herman & Teri Smieja
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 69,880. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
This original book combines the experienced perspective of a practicing Ob/Gyn and a BRCA1 positive patient. Through their mutual desire to help those who live with the threat or actuality of BRCA mutations and Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Syndrome (HBOC), Letters To Doctors is a unique educational guide not only for healthcare providers but for everyone who picks it up.
Dumping Iron
By F. H. Anthony
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 3,180. Language: American English. Published: November 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Alternative medicine
High iron is dangerous to health. The condition is often hereditary. Unless one has blood tested for iron level it might not be detected until one's health is seriously impaired. Excess iron can promote cancer growth and other problems. This book reveals how the author quickly reduced his excess iron significantly. It offers information to discuss with one's health care professional.
Fanconi Anemia
By Miriam Kinai
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 870. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / genetic
Fanconi Anemia teaches you about the causes, risk factors, symptoms, tests, treatment, prognosis and prevention for this inherited disorder.
The HLRCC Handbook
By Joyce Graff
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,700. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / genetic
Hereditary Leiomyomatosis and Renal Cell Cancer (HLRCC) is a very rare genetic condition that was named in 2002. This handbook has been created to help educate and support all those impacted by HLRCC. HLRCC was formerly known as Reed's Syndrome.
Silver Linings on Dark Clouds
By Brick ONeil
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 14,660. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
My Life with Alport's Syndrome: A personal story of life with kidney failure, from diagnosis to dialysis and finally, transplant. Facing uncaring healthcare and social services systems while fighting against a genetic disease that causes kidney failure, extreme fatigue, hearing loss and eventually death unless treated.
My Dyslexic Journey
By Rosemary J. Peel
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,730. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / genetic
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A personal view of Dyslexia and associated conditions. Exploring the ups as well as the downs.
Living with Congenital Ptosis
By Zhanna Hamilton
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,760. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Confidence and self-esteem
Being born with congenital ptosis is often the first struggle of many people's lives. It is an often over-looked and under-researched birth defect that has major influences on a person's self-esteem. Do you have congenital ptosis? I do. Join me as I share my story with you.
A Simple Guide to Genetic Diseases
By Kenneth Kee
Series: A Simple Guide to Medical Conditions, Book 11. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,530. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / genetic
A genetic disease is a disease caused by a abnormal form of a gene called a variation or a change of a gene called a mutation. Genetic disorders can be caused 1. by a mutation in one gene (monogenetic disorder) Monogenetic disorders are relatively rare and are caused by a mutation in a single gene. The mutation may be present on one or both chromosomes (one chromosome from each parent)
What Your Doctor Won’t Tell You About Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD)—But You Really Should Know
By D. W. St.John
Price: Free! Words: 7,590. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2012 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / genetic
You or someone you care about has been diagnosed with Polycystic Kidney Disease. What now? Well, if PKD is your road and you must travel it, here is a travel guide by an experienced traveler, with notes on what to do, what to eat and what sights not to miss. All roads have potholes and PKD is no different. So, if you’re buckled up, let’s see how many of them we can help you miss.