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International Scleroderma Network
January 17, 2006
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Product Description “I highly recommend this book for patients, caregivers, and medical professionals who want quality medical information and support for scleroderma and related illnesses. “Access to high quality reliable modern information is crucial to patient well-being and outcomes. The realization that ‘you ARE NOT alone’ has therapeutic value in its own right. “The nonprofit International Scleroderma Network (ISN) and its website at www.sclero.org enjoys a well-deserved reputation for top-notch medical and support information and services from both the patient and medical organizations throughout the world. Each book in this series features enlightening articles from esteemed scleroderma researchers as well as over 100 unique patient and caregiver stories from 16 countries and in 5 languages. “It is only with a partnership of patients and scientists in a concerted worldwide effort that we will solve the riddle of scleroderma.” James R. Seibold, M.D. Director, University of Michigan Scleroderma Program Chair, ISN Medical Advisory Board
Over 100 true stories about scleroderma in 5 languages, plus articles by world experts in scleroderma. This book provides top quality medical and support information for people interested in this autoimmune disease. Professional contributors include Prof. Carol Black, Dr. Christopher Denton, Dr. James Seibold, Dr. Maria Trojanowska, Kevin Howell, Dr. Vanessa Malcarne, and Dr. L. Nandini Moorthy.
The Scleroderma Book has long been considered the leading source of information for patients suffering with this disease. Now comes the Second Edition of this highly respected volume, extensively revised by Maureen Mayes, M.D., the leading authority in this field. Writing specifically for patients and their families, Dr. Mayes draws on her extensive experience treating scleroderma to provide up-to-date, practical information that will help patients manage their symptoms and improve...
Sclerodermaa chronic autoimmune condition that causes hardening, thickening, or tightening of the skin and attacks the heart, lungs, kidneys, and gastrointestinal tractis extraordinarily difficult to diagnose and can take a huge toll on the psychological well-being of the individual. From the first moment of her diagnosis, author Karen Gottesman took charge and educated herself on every aspect of her condition. Now, as a "patient-expert," she guides those newly diagnosed step by step...
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