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Bryan, Jenny. Chicago, IL: Heinemann Library , 2004. (Book) — 1 copy, 1 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
YOUTH FN 400 BRY 2004
Provides an overview of asthma, describing what it is, what takes place during an asthma attack, factors that can trigger an attack, what it is like to live with asthma, and some of the available treatments. ; Contents: Just the facts -- Asthma alert -- First theories -- Making progress -- Changing…
Title
Asthma
Author
Bryan, Jenny
Place
Chicago, IL
Publisher
Heinemann Library
Year Published
2004
Physical Description
Hardcover; 56 p. : ill.
Series
Just the facts
Topics
Asthma
Young Adults
Picture Books
Abstract
Provides an overview of asthma, describing what it is, what takes place during an asthma attack, factors that can trigger an attack, what it is like to live with asthma, and some of the available treatments.
Contents: Just the facts -- Asthma alert -- First theories -- Making progress -- Changing ideas -- An asthma attack -- Why does it happen? -- How it feels -- Inflammation -- Who is affected by asthma? -- All in the family? -- Smoking -- Pollution -- Relieving symptoms -- Preventing symptoms -- Using an inhaler -- Taking control -- Living with asthma -- Avoiding triggers -- Case history: Jackie Joyner Kersee -- Emergency -- Will it be cured? -- New treatments -- Reprogramming the immune system.
ISBN
1403445990
9781403445995
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
YOUTH FN 400 BRY 2004
Copy 1 BC Children's and Women's Family Support & Resource Centre Available
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Bryan, Jenny. Chicago, IL: Heinemann Library , 2004. (Book) — 1 copy, 1 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
YOUTH FL 800 BRY 2004
Discusses the two types of diabetes, causes of this disease, treatments available, and a variety of issues surrounding this serious health concern. ; The diabetes epidemic -- Early history -- The discovery of insulin -- After insulin -- Type 1 diabetes -- Type 2 diabetes -- Impaired glucose toleran…
Title
Diabetes
Author
Bryan, Jenny
Place
Chicago, IL
Publisher
Heinemann Library
Year Published
2004
Physical Description
Hardcover; 56 p. : ill.
Series
Just the facts
Topics
Diabetes Mellitus
Young Adults
Picture Books
Diabetes
Abstract
Discusses the two types of diabetes, causes of this disease, treatments available, and a variety of issues surrounding this serious health concern.
The diabetes epidemic -- Early history -- The discovery of insulin -- After insulin -- Type 1 diabetes -- Type 2 diabetes -- Impaired glucose tolerance -- Emergency -- Complications -- The rise of diabetes -- Cultural issues -- Diabetes in pregnancy -- Genetic links -- Treating type 1 diabetes -- Treating type 2 diabetes -- Preventing type 2 diabetes -- Regular testing -- Adapting treatment to lifestyle -- Diet myths -- Case history: Sir Steve Redgrave -- Emotional distress -- Pancreatic transplants -- A cure for diabetes? Whose responsibility now?
ISBN
1403446008
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
YOUTH FL 800 BRY 2004
Copy 1 BC Children's and Women's Family Support & Resource Centre Available
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