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Cystic Fibrosis: A Guide for Patient and FamilyThis one-of-a-kind guide offers easy-to-understand explanations, advice, and management options for patients or parents of patients with cystic fibrosis. The book explains the disease process, outlines the fundamentals of diagnosing and screening, and addresses the challenges of treatment for those living with CF. As one reviewer said, this book “is the only complete answer book for everyone living with the disease. It is an indispensable resource for families of children with CF, adolescent …

Taking Cystic Fibrosis to SchoolThese beautifully illustrated and fun-to-read storybooks simplify and normalize complicated childhood conditions, like cystic fibrosis. When read aloud, other children can identify why a peer may be treated differently and begin to empathize with them. In addition, children whose conditions set them apart as being different begin to feel accepted and safe. Each book includes a Kids’ Quiz to reinforce new information and Ten Tips for Teachers to provide additional facts and ideas for teacher use….

Changing FateAll Kate wants is to live. Battling cystic fibrosis is hard enough, dying from it is even harder. When her mom moves them closer to the hospital in the middle of her senior year, Kate’s determined to isolate herself—saving everyone the trouble of befriending a dying girl. It’s a difficult task when cheerful optimist Giana insists on being Kate’s friend. Kate’s resolve falters even more when curly-haired Kyler captivates her with his sweet melodies. As her emotional walls collapse, Ka…

Cystic Fibrosis Life Expectancy: 30, 50, 70…This book describes successful author’s practical experience in application of the clinical therapy used by more than 170 Soviet and Russian medical doctors on people with cystic fibrosis. People with CF are able to eliminate major respiratory and digestive symptoms of CF in about 1-2 months depending on their diligence and efforts related to practicing breathing exercises to increase body O2 levels, physical exercises, and lifestyle changes.  This therapy is based on a body oxygen test and the…

Cystic Fibrosis & the Brewer's Yeast: A Microbiology TaleThe story of how microbes and the diseases they cause have come to influence our modern everyday world, sometimes over thousands of years, a guide to ancient history, and the personal memoir of one microbiologist’s attempts to gain tenure at his small college in Montana all woven into one book as told by the scientist. By the time you finish reading the fourth and final part, you’ll know not only the history of brewing, wine making, and baking bread, but also how the 3-atom molecule called “wate…

Hodson and Geddes' Cystic Fibrosis, Fourth EditionHodson and Geddes’ Cystic Fibrosis provides everything the respiratory clinician, pulmonologist or health professional treating patients needs in a single manageable volume. This international and authoritative work brings together current knowledge and has become established in previous editions as a leading reference in the field. This fourth edition includes a wealth of new information, figures, useful videos, and a companion eBook. The basic science that underlies the disease and its progre…

Can't Eat, Can't Breathe and Other Ways Cystic Fibrosis Has F#$%*d MeJay Gironimi (rhymes with astronomy) is a man who can’t eat and can’t breathe. Can’t Eat, Can’t Breathe and Other Ways Cystic Fibrosis Has F#$%*d Me is not an inspirational story of triumph over adversity. But if you’d like to read a series of reflections on poop and mucus, it just might be the book for you….

GhostsCatrina and her family are moving to the coast of Northern California because her little sister, Maya, is sick. Cat isn’t happy about leaving her friends for Bahía de la Luna, but Maya has cystic fibrosis and will benefit from the cool, salty air that blows in from the sea. As the girls explore their new home, a neighbor lets them in on a secret: There are ghosts in Bahía de la Luna. Maya is determined to meet one, but Cat wants nothing to do with them. As the time of year when ghosts reunite …

Cystic Fibrosis: Everything You Need To Know (Your Personal Health) Cystic fibrosis afflicts approximately 30,000 Americans. The average age of survival has been steadily increasing, but not quickly enough: a child born with cystic fibrosis today can only expect to live 35 to 40 years. In this valuable new addition to the Your Personal Health series, Dr. Wayne Kepron offers a comprehensive look at the disease that afflicts so many young people. Topics include: Symptoms of cystic fibrosis Making a diagnosis Complications of the disease Treatments (inclu…

Breathing Bravely: Giving Voice to Cystic FibrosisAll proceeds to benefit the nonprofit organization Breathe Bravely. Breathing Bravely: Giving Voice to Cystic Fibrosis is the passionate story of Ashley Ballou-Bonnema and her journey through the seasons of Cystic Fibrosis. Within a single cycle of seasons, Ashley’s journey and experience are witness to life’s joys and heartaches while breathlessly rooted in gratitude. From the grip of Winter’s harsh wrath to the abundant life filled blossoms of the Spring, Ashley’s perseverance, voice, …