Helpful Books

As you may already know, I’ve written a book with the same name as this blog.  It’s in publication right now, and as I was going over it to make corrections, I realized you might find one, two, three or perhaps all of these books and articles helpful in understanding your disease, even though some are fiction. 

They are books and articles I looked at in preparation for writing the book.  Some of them are extrememly technical, some simplistic, and some go way past early stage. I especially liked 100 Questions  & Answers about Kidney Disease and Hypertension as being none of these for the most part. Inclusion in this list is not a recommendation, just notice that these books and articles exist.

Alexander, Ivy L. Urinary Tract And Kidney Diseases And Disorders Sourcebook Basic Consumer Health Information About the Urinary System, Including the Bladder, Urethra,…. Detroit: Omnigraphics, Inc., 2005. Print.

American Collegeof Physicians and Reliant Pharmaceuticals. “An ACP Special Report: Understanding and Managing Your Triglycerides.” Greensboro: The Stay Well Company, 2006. Print.

American Society of Nephrology, The. “Kidney Disease: A Serious Threat to Public Health.” Web. 13 Aug. 2010.

Auer, Juliet et al. Living Well with Kidney Failure. Grand Rapids: Class, 2004. Print.

“Basic Chemistry Profile.” BioHealth Diagnostics. Web. 7 Sept. 2009.

Castle, Erik. “Low-phosphorus Diet: Best for Kidney Disease? – MayoClinic.com.” Mayo Clinic medical information and tools for healthy living – MayoClinic.com. Web. 13 July 2009.

 Curtis, Judith, A.  Renal Patient’s Guide to Good Eating: a Cookbook for Patients by a Patient. Springfield: C.C. Thomas, 1989. Print.

“Glomerulus.” Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Thomson Gale: 2008.

“Kidney and Urologic Diseases Statistics for theUnited States.” National Kidney and Urologic Diseases Information Clearinghouse. Web. 28 June 2009.

Koble, Nina. Ten Step Diet & Lifestyle Plan for Healthier Kidneys: Avoid Dialysis. St. Louis: Mirasmart Digital, 2009. Print.

Mattern, Joanne. Unlocking the Secrets of Science: Profiling 20th Century Achievers in Science, Medicine, and Technology – Joseph E. Murray and the Story of the First Human Kidney Transplant. Hockessin: Mitchell Lane, 2003. Print.

“Milestones.” Time. 13 July 2009: 21. Print.

O’Callaghan, Christopher A., and Barry Brenner. The Kidney at a Glance. Grand Rapids: Blackwell, 2000. Print.

Parker, James N., and Icon Health Publications. The 2002 Official Patient’s Sourcebook on Kidney Failure. Minneapolis: ICON Health Publications, 2002. Print.

Riley, Jess. Driving Sideways. New York: Ballantine Books, 2008. Print.

Seidick, Kathryn. Or You Can Let Him Go. New York: Delacorte, 1984. Print.

Stein, Andy, and Janet Wild. Kidney Failure Explained. Grand Rapids: Class, 2002. Print.

Tracy, Kathleen. Unlocking the Secrets of Science: Profiling 20th Century Achievers in Science, Medicine, and Technology – Willem Kolff and the Invention of the Dialysis Machine. Hockessin: Mitchell Lane, 2003. Print.

Townsend, Raymond R. MD. and Debbie L. Cohen MD. 100 Questions & Answers about Kidney Disease and Hypertension. Ma: Jones and Bartlett, 2009.

“Urinalysis.” The University of Utah. Spencer S. Eccles Health Science Library. Web. 7 Sept. 2009.

Walser, Mackenzie, and Betsy Thorpe. Coping with Kidney Disease: A 12-Step Treatment Program to Help You Avoid Dialysis. New York: Wiley, 2004. Print.

I’m always on the lookout for new books and articles about Early Chronic Kidney Disease, so if you stumble across one, please let me know.

Until Tuesday, enjoy your reading and

Keep living your life.

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