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The First Year: Cirrhosis: An Essential Guide for the Newly Diagnosed (First Year)

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More than 25 million Americans and 92 million worldwide suffer from liver disease and cirrhosis, a degenerative and potentially fatal condition in which liver cells are damaged and then replaced by scar tissue, impeding liver function. The disease is most commonly caused by excessive alcohol consumption, hepatitis, or complications from prescription drugs. Immediately after his diagnosis, James Dickerson set out to educate himself on all of his options — and found there is hope for recovery. Now, he offers The First Year: Cirrhosis, the first guide for patients and their families to understanding and managing this chronic condition. In clear, accessible language, the book walks readers step-by-step through everything they need to do each day of the first week after a cirrhosis diagnosis, each subsequent week of the first month, and the following eleven months of the crucial first year. From understanding causes to coping with complications, The First Year: Cirrhosis provides medically-sound, empathetic guidance. The book includes advice on treating symptoms, extending longevity, managing stress, and getting the best care possible for anyone affected by this condition.

About the Author

James L. Dickerson is the founder of Sartoris Literary Group and is the author of 20 nonfiction books. He was diagnosed with cryptogenic cirrhosis in 2005. He lives in Brandon, Mississippi.

Fredric Regenstein, MD is chief of clinical hepatology at the Tulane University Medical Center and co-director of the Transplant Center in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781569242834
Author:
Dickerson, James L.
Publisher:
Marlowe & Company
Foreword by:
Regenstein, Fredric
Foreword:
Regenstein, Fredric
Author:
Regenstein, Fredric
Author:
Dickerson, James
Subject:
Diseases - General
Subject:
Liver
Subject:
Diseases
Subject:
Liver -- Diseases.
Subject:
Liver -- Cirrhosis.
Subject:
Health and Medicine-Illnesses
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
First Year
Publication Date:
20061131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in 9.6 oz

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