Medical/Health – Blood Trails

Blood TrailsBlood Trails
By Ralph Giorno, MD
Published: June 2015
ISBN: 978-0996490009
ASIN: B00YZ1XADE
Pages: 167
Genre: Medical, Health/Wellness

Blood Trails offers in depth understanding of things that can go wrong with every medical laboratory test. Blood Trails focuses on high volume tests such as TSH, potassium, Vitamin B12 and Vitamin D and other tests to provide detailed analyses of issues specifically pertaining to those tests. Blood Trails examines the entire medical screening industry and discusses whether doctors and patients are doing a disservice to themselves by aggressive screening for disease that may not be medically necessary. Blood Trails discusses some simple tests that can be used to more accurately determine your functional Vitamin B12 and Vitamin D status and also discusses a group of tests that can predict how long you will live, regardless of what expensive DNA sequencing tells you about your genetic makeup.

The book discusses misuse and misunderstanding of diagnostic cancer testing, and strongly advocates the IDLE (indolent lesions of epithelial origin) concept. It discusses the importance of obtaining second opinions on surgical biopsies and points out the difficulties of obtaining such opinions because of conflicts of interest and monopolistic tendencies in the practice of pathology, the medical specialty involved in biopsy diagnosis. Finally the book introduces the death markers, simple lab tests that give an indication of how long you will live.

About the Author:
Blood Trails AuthorRalph Giorno, MD is the Blood Whisperer. Dr. Giorno is a graduate of the University of Colorado School of Medicine and is board certified by the American Board of Pathology in Clinical Pathology, Anatomic Pathology and Immunopathology.

Dr. Giorno has worked in a large variety of settings and has been the Medical Director of hospital, independent and commercial laboratories.

Be sure to go to Dr. Giorno’s website, bloodwhisperer.com, for information on how Dr. Giorno can help your healthcare website look better, information on medical malpractice consulting as well as interesting discussions on medical problems affecting historical figures.

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Self-Help/Healthy Living – The Journey

The JourneyThe Journey
How I Cheated Death and Cured My Diabetes in 21 Days
By Ernest Quansah
Release Date: June 15, 2015
ISBN: 978-0994767028
Pages: 104
Genre: Self Help, Healthy Living, Diabetes

When Ernest Quansah was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, there was so much sugar in his body that, each morning it began to exit from his tongue and from the corner of his eye lids as a sticky substance. His doctor informed him that his condition was so dangerous that he was not far from going cardiac arrest.

Even at death’s door, with the assistance from Western as well as Eastern doctors in addition to weeks of research, Ernest was able to reverse his diabetes in 21 days. His doctor was so taken that he asked Ernest how he did it. Ernest discussed writing about his experience to help other type 2 diabetics for which his doctor replied, “That is an excellent idea”. He then told him to tell everyone. His doctor even issued him a hand written testimonial for the book. “The Journey” is his story. How he became a type 2 diabetic and how he reversed and cured written to help other diabetics.

The Diabetes Self-Cure Foundation website offers type 2 diabetics the tools they need to reversed and permanently cure their diabetes. In addition, diabetics will learn how reverse the aging process, and how look and feel younger.

The Journey: How I Cheated Death and Cured My Diabetes in 21 Days will be available in both print and ebook formats when the book is officially released in June 2015.

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My Journey AuthorAbout the Author:
Ernest Quansah is type 2 diabetes survivor, self-cure expert,educator and consultant who believes that if other diabetic do as he did, they, too, can return to health.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Health – The Essential Guide to Prescription Drugs, Update on alcohol

The Essential Guide to Prescription DrugsThe Essential Guide to Prescription Drugs, Update on alcohol
By James J. Rybacki, Pharm.D.
Publisher: The Medicine Information Institute
ISBN: 978-1891678554
Pages: 48
Genre: Health, Medical, Self-help

Written in the easy-to-understand language the Essential Guide pioneered since 1978, this new eBook is a “must read” for millions of drinkers to keep themselves safe.

This re-imagined reference book by Dr. Jim Rybacki, gives crucial befits and risks on the most widely used anti-anxiety/relaxation drug (alcohol). Rybacki covers top tips to avoid problems, what to talk to your doctor about regarding how much you drink and key definitions of risk and binge drinking.

Since 1978, the many popular editions of “The Essential Guide to Prescription Drugs” have delivered reliable, complete and easy to understand information to millions of families and their loved ones.

About the Author:
The Essential Guide to Prescription DrugsDr. Rybacki is now president of The Medicine Information Institute–headquartered in Maryland. He provides drug information support and clinical pharmacy services to physician groups, consumers, and employers; holds seminars and continuing education meetings on diabetes, cardiovascular disease, infectious disease, adherence, osteoporosis, pain management, women’s health, and therapeutics; provides information support to insurance companies and HMOs; provides on-site hospital consulting on JCAHCO pain standards, optimizing use of medicines and other programs, produces educational tapes and television programming on medicines; designs clinical programs; conducts independent pharmacological evaluations and has most recently been the Health System Director of Pharmacy at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center.

He served on the Patient Education and Professional Education Committees of the American Heart Association on a national level, was the first Pharm.D. Committee member of the American Heart Association Pharmaceutical Roundtable and is actively designing research involving how, why, and when to enhance the way people take their medicines and decrease risk factors for cardiovascular disease. He is a strong advocate of a multilevel/interdisciplinary approach to help patients get the most from their medicines and is designing projects to involve pharmacists/physicians/PAs/nurses/nurse practitioners/cardiac rehab programs at the practice site itself in helping patients and families understand risk factors, proven medicines and how to get the best results over time. Medicines and Your Family, National Treatment Guidelines was the first publication resulting from this novel focus and the second edition, Heart Attack transition was guest edited by Roger S. Blumenthal, MD and is now available on Amazon.

He was selected for full membership in the American College of Clinical Pharmacy, is a Certified Clinical Densitometrist (CCD) through the Society for Clinical Densitometry, served a two-year term appointed by the governor of Maryland on a state-wide Osteoporosis Task Force in Maryland (see www.strongerbones.org). He is a lifetime member of Who’s Who in Global Business. Dr. Rybacki is director of clinical research, therapeutics, and outcomes at the Medicine Information Institute–an interdisciplinary consulting and education group. Dr. Rybacki has been a frequent guest on Comcast’s Family Talk live television program as well as their Real Life TV. He is now the writer and host of a patient education series called Medicines and Your Family with Dr. Jim Rybacki. You may have also heard him as the voice and writer of the Bayer Aspirin Pharmacist Report (a short-segment program on preventing a first heart attack). Catch Dr. Jim on TV, the Web, and on the radio (www.EssentialGuideToPrescriptionDrugs.com!An active national speaker, Dr. Rybacki gave the keynote address at the 2004 Mended Hearts Leadership Conference, The MCV Update for Clinicians talking about Women and cardiology Disparities ,spoke at the Simmons Cancer Center in Dallas Texas on adherence in cancer treatments, was the Mended Hearts spokesperson for the AACE State of Diabetes Complications in America campaign and spoke at the University of Maryland Department of Imaging Spring Symposium

Dr. Rybacki created a new book supported by an unrestricted educational grant from the Mended Hearts via Bristol-Myers Squibb/ Sanofi Pharmaceuticals Partnership. The book is called Medicines and Your Family, National Treatment Guidelines and has had more than 100,000 copies of the first edition given to heart patients and their families by The Mended Hearts, Inc. (www.mendedhearts.org). The first update was released in 2011 and benefits from the thoughts and input from Dr. Blumenthal at Johns Hopkins. Dr. Rybacki thinks that the best colleague any doctor can have is a more fully informed patient. Dr. Rybacki brings late-breaking information to people via popular sites on the World Wide Web at www.EssentialGuideToPrescriptionDrugs.com.

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Health/Self-Help – The Cancer Solution

The Cancer SolutionThe Cancer Solution
Taking Charge of Your Life with Cancer
By Jack C. Westman
Publisher: ArchwayPublishing
Published: February 2015
ISBN: 978-1480813083
Pages: 310
Genre: Health/Self-Help

The Cancer Solution: Taking Charge of Your Life with Cancer offers a usable handbook for cancer for both patients and health care professionals. Dr. Westman’s personal experience with cancer led him to extensively research the current state of cancer care. He found strategies and techniques outside of the mainstream cancer field that have shown promising results. His book empowers patients to take control of their life with cancer and to advocate for improving cancer research and treatment.

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From the Author:
“I wrote this book with four aims. The first is to give you a broad overview of the different forms of cancer treatment and cancer research in simple terms. The second is to provide enough technical details so that you can use this book as a reference for questions about specific aspects of cancer. The third is to stimulate your interest in complementing your cancer care. The fourth is to encourage you as a layperson or as a professional to become an informed advocate for federal and private funding of research that focuses on preventing and treating the underlying causes of cancer.

I am a psychiatrist, not an oncologist. I am an academic physician who has written eight professional books and four books for laypersons. I do my own background research to be as sure as I can that my writing is on solid ground. For this book, I have obtained critical reviews of its technical contents by oncologists and cancer researchers.

I believe that my perspective on oncology from the outside and as a firsthand observer of the best that oncology has to offer gives me the advantage of being free from biases that inevitably accompany being an insider in any field. In this respect, I always have appreciated the views that outsiders have of my own field─psychiatry.”

Recent Praise for The Cancer Solution:
“This book should be read as a requirement for anyone diagnosed with cancer. It will serve as a tremendous practical guide for cancer patients and their families.” – Thomas N. Seyfried, Professor of biology at Boston College and author of Cancer as a Metabolic Disease: On the Origin, Management, and Prevention of Cancer.

“This book is a “must read” for every adult as cancer remains our greatest enemy. If you have experience with cancer, via a family member or friend, once you start reading this book, it will be hard to put down.” – Peter L. Pedersen, Professor of Biological Chemistry & Oncology, Johns Hopkins University.

“Dr. Westman’s personal experience with cancer led him to extensively research the state of cancer care. Strengthening the body’s own immune system to prevent and control cancer has shown very promising results, but it is largely ignored by mainstream cancer research and treatment. If you care about winning the war on cancer, this book will motivate you to advocate for more funding for this line of research.” – Stephen L. Swanson, Past Chair of the Board of Directors of the American Cancer Society

“Dr. Westman’s book is amazing, creative, innovative, different, stimulating and outstanding.” -Bharat B. Aggarwal, Professor of Cancer Research, University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center.

About the Author:
The Cancer Solution AuthorDr. Jack Westman is professor emeritus of psychiatry at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. He is president of Wisconsin Cares, Inc., a nonprofit advocacy organization for families, and has been president of three professional organizations. He has written more than 150 professional publications and 12 books.

 

 

 

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Self-Help/Caregiving – The Enlightened Caregiver

The Enlightened CaregiverThe Enlightened Caregiver
A Holistic Care Guide for You and Your Loved One
By Tanna Marshall
Publisher: Balboa Press
Published: September 2014
ISBN: 978-1452522180
ASIN: B00O0T1RMM
Pages: 164
Genre: Self-Help, Body/Mind/Spirit, Caregiving

The Enlightened Caregiver: A Holistic Care Guide for You and Your Loved One is a helpful, compassionate guide that provides holistic care for caregivers and their loved ones, including tips and resources to maintain health in body, mind, and spirit, all based on the author’s personal experience as her mother’s full-time caregiver. The emphasis is on the caregiver and their self-care, with guidance for providing full-time care for a loved one while maintaining a balanced life.

For help and support in the often confusing and overwhelming role of caregiving, there is now a helpful, compassionate holistic guide for you and your loved one.

30% of the profits will be donated to Beauty Bus – A foundation that delivers dignity, hope and respite to the chronically or terminally ill and their caregivers through beauty and grooming services and pampering products.

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About the Author:
The Enlightened Caregiver AuthorTanna Marshall is a California author, Certified Law of Attraction Life Coach, Certified Holistic Health Practitioner, Certified Energy Worker and Spiritual Teacher who successfully utilizes a multitude of alternative therapies. She is also a member of The American Association of Drugless Practitioners, The American Holistic Health Association and The Holistic Chamber of Commerce.

 

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