Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions

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Empowering as well as educational, this updated resource brings the latest chronic disease research and information on practice, medication, legal matters, and specific conditions to a convenient audio format. The accessible tips, suggestions, and strategies map out dealing with chronic illness and symptoms such as fatigue, pain, shortness of breath, disability, and depression. The audio book encourages the development of individual approaches to setting goals, making decisions, and finding resources and support. Aimed at teaching people become self-managers of their own illness, the book's one simple goal is to help anyone with a chronic illness to live a productive, healthy life on their own terms.

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Kate Lorig, RN, DrPH, is a director and professor emeritus at the Stanford University School of Medicine’s Patient Education Research Center. She lives in Mountain View, California. Halsted Holman, MD, is professor emeritus at the Stanford University School of Medicine. He lives in Stanford, California. David Sobel, MD, MPH, is the director of patient education and health promotion with the Permanente Medical Group in Northern California. He lives in San Jose, California. Diana Laurent, MPH, is a chronic disease health educator at the Stanford University School of Medicine’s Patient Education Research Center. She lives in Palo Alto, California. Virginia González, MPH, is a chronic disease health educator and consultant to the Stanford University School of Medicine’s Patient Education Research Center. She lives in San Jose, California. Marian Minor, PT, PhD, is professor emerita at the University of Missouri in the department of physical therapy. She lives in Columbia, Missouri.

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“A remarkable resource for anyone with any chronic health problem.”  —American Lung Association

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