David Drum


David Drum is an award-winning journalist and writer. He is the author or co-author of eight nonfiction books in the health area as well as the comic novel, Introducing the Richest Family in America. His health books are known for their practical, well-researched content and have been well reviewed.

David has worked as a newspaper reporter, a sports editor, an advertising copywriter, a ranch foreman, an encyclopedia salesman, a short order cook, and an inner-city schoolteacher. He has been an independent writer since 1978.

He is a member of the Authors Guild, the Independent Writers of Southern California, and the American Medical Writers Association.

A native of Wichita, Kansas, he is a graduate of Brevard College, the University of California at Riverside and the University of Iowa’s Writer’s Workshop.

The author currently lives and works in Los Angeles, California.

Where to find David Drum online

Where to buy in print


Polycystic Liver Disease: Information for Patients
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 16,060. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / gastrointestinal
Polycystic Liver Disease contains basic medical information for people who wish to learn more about polycystic liver disease. This first book of its type includes useful information on diet, herbs, and lifestyle. It surveys the five major medical treatments used to treat symptomatic polycystic liver disease. It includes information on new drugs, treatments, medical tests, pain control and more.
Making the Chemotherapy Decision
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 98,930. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healing
How do you cope with chemotherapy treatment? The fifth edition of this classic book has straightforward information on chemotherapy drugs, minimizing side effects, nutrition, strategies for dealing with pain and stress, tips for dealing with your doctor, and a comprehensive resource section. Includes a introduction by Michael Van Scoy-Mosher, MD. Regularly updated.
Alternative Therapies for Managing Diabetes
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 88,580. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Alternative medicine
This is a well-researched book on alternative therapies for people with diabetes. Information on vitamins, minerals, supplements, herbal medicines, exercise, body work, meditation, hypnosis, biofeedback, social support, yoga, tai chi, chelation therapy, DSMO, music therapy, aromatherapy, acupuncture, homeopathy, flower remedies, light therapies and magnets, therapeutic touch and spiritual healing.
The Chronic Pain Management Sourcebook
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 81,570. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
This is a compassionate and comprehensive look at the management of chronic pain for patients and their families. Looks at the causes of chronic pain, and suggests ways to manage it and live with it. Includes practical strategies for coping including meditation, distraction, stress reduction, visualization, social support, hypnosis, dietary changes, exercise and more. Useful and supportive.
Introducing the Richest Family in America
You set the price! Words: 85,970. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A conspiracy is underway in one of California's richest and most eccentric families. A beautiful Chinese pro golfer, a crooked lawyer, and a plastic surgeon conspire to offshore an old billionaire's factories to China. But the black sheep of the family, a gay man who suffers from panic attacks, gets wind of this, and fights like a mad dog to stop it

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