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Living Well With Chronic Conditions

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Help people with chronic conditions improve their health and mental well-being.

Show people with chronic conditions how to take an active role in improving their lifestyle, health and mental well-being. Health information includes facts about common chronic conditions, maintaining special diets, exercise, managing pain and fatigue and more. Emotional well-being pieces offer tips on staying involved, coping at work, overcoming stress, depression and more. A section for caregivers and coworkers is included.

97 reproducible pages available in 2 formats:
- pdf files (CD-ROM)
- looseleaf with binder (Kopy Kit)

Common Chronic Conditions
Arthritis (cont'd)
Asthma (cont'd)
Cancer (cont'd)
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) (cont'd)
Coronary Artery Disease
Coronary Artery Disease (cont'd)
Depression (cont'd)
Diabetes (cont'd)
High Blood Pressure
High Blood Pressure (cont'd)
Stroke (cont'd)

Living Well
Eating Right
If You Need a High-Calorie Diet
When Your Appetite's Poor
Eating Right to Lose Weight
Getting Enough Potassium
When You Eat Out
Eating Right to Lower Your Blood Pressure
Eating Right for a Healthy Heart
Digestive Problems-Diarrhea and Constipation
Exercise Is Important
Exercise for Better Breathing
Exercise for a Healthy Heart
Exercise for Your Joints
Staying Flexible
Smoking-Why You Need to Quit
Drugs and Alcohol
About Colds, Flu, Infections
Should You Get a Flu Shot?
Getting a Good Night's Sleep
Managing Pain With Medicines
Managing Pain With Nonmedical Therapies
Pain in Your Hands
Joint Pain
Protecting Your Joints
Fatigue-What You Can Do
Fatigue-Tips to Make Your Workload Lighter
The Air You Breathe
When You Have Trouble Breathing
Using an Inhaler
There's a Right Way to Cough
Choosing a Doctor
Communicating With Your Doctor
Being an Active Partner in Your Health Care
Using Medicines Safely
Getting to Know Your Meds
Health Diary
Keep Track of Your Treatments
Your Healthcare Team
When You Need to Go to the Hospital
What About Alternative Therapies?
Travel Precautions
You Can Have a Sex Life
Dealing With the Financial Side of Chronic Conditions
Work and Chronic Disease
Your Rights at Work
Educating Your Coworkers
When You Need to Change Careers
Helping Your Friends Help You
Keeping in Touch with Others
Using Internet Resources
Know Your Community Resources for Help and Information

Feeling Well
Coping with Change
Setting Goals
One Day at a Time
Keep Track of Your Feelings
Learning to Share Your Feelings
What About Counseling?
Stress and Your Health
Overcoming Stress-Meditation
Overcoming Stress-Progressive Muscle Relaxation
Overcoming Stress-Visualization
Building a Support Network
What Are You Worried About?
Moving Through Grief
Coming to Terms With Chronic Illness
When You Get Depressed
Staying Involved
What's There to Laugh About?
Attitudes That Help
Emergency Preparedness

Being Supportive
Working With a Chronically Ill Person
Helping Your Chronically Ill Employee Stay Productive
Family meals
Emotional Needs-Yours and Theirs
Inclusion Is Important
Communication Makes a Difference
Your Needs as Caregiver
The Needs of Children in the Family
Caring for a Chronically Ill Child

2280CD CD-ROM Price: $135.00 
2280KK Kopy-Kit Price: $135.00