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Hepatitis B An Essential Guide for the Newly Diagnosed

ISBN-10: 1569245339

ISBN-13: 9781569245330

Edition: 2002

Authors: William Finley Green, Hari Conjeevaram

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In this text, William Finley Green, who has lived with hepatitis B for almost 25 years and has become an expert on the condition, guides those newly diagnosed step-by-step through the first year following diagnosis.
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Book details

List price: $15.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Da Capo Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 5/6/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.880

Foreword
Introduction
Day 1
Living: Condemned to ... Taking Care of Yourself
Learning: Being and Feeling Contagious--Common First Day Questions
Day 2
Living: The Day After--Common Reactions
Learning: What is Hepatitis?
Day 3
Living: Who Should I Tell?
Learning: Transmission Modes, Antigens, and Antibodies
Day 4
Living: Finding Others Like You
Learning: Understanding Your Lab Tests
Day 5
Living: Get a Specialist
Learning: Stages and Phases of Hepatitis B
Day 6
Living: Teaming with Your Doctor
Learning: What Does My Liver Do?
Day 7
Living: Managing Your Fatigue
Learning: Slaying the Dragon--Your First Liver Biopsy
First-Week Milestone
Week 2
Living: Nutrition Basics
Learning: Other HBV Symptoms
Week 3
Living: Avoiding Toxic People, Places, and Things
Learning: Which Treatment is Right for You?
Week 4
Living: Exercise
Learning: Alternative Treatment
First-Month Milestone
Month 2
Living: Diet: Phase-Out
Learning: The HBV Vaccine
Month 3
Living: Sex, Relationships, and Esteem
Learning: Charting your HBV
Month 4
Living: Become an HBV Activist
Learning: Mutants
Month 5
Living: Having/Raising/Adopting Children
Learning: Treatment Issues for Children
Month 6
Living: Work and Disability
Learning: Insurance and Financial Planning
Half-Year Milestone
Month 7
Living: Treatments in Development
Learning: Co-Infection
Month 8
Living: Complications
Learning: Transplants
Month 9
Living: Addictions
Learning: Drugs, Medications, and the Liver
Month 10
Living: Depression
Learning: Common HBV Misconceptions
Month 11
Living: Fluids
Learning: Phasing in Liver-Friendly Foods
Month 12
Living: Your Future with HBV
Learning: Taking Stock: An Inventory of Personal Growth
Resources
For Further Information
Glossary
For Further Reading
Acknowledgments
Index