Living With Cystic Fibrosis

Author: Susan Heinrichs Gray
Publisher: Childs World Incorporated
ISBN: 9781567661057
Size: 36.27 MB
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Living With Cystic Fibrosis. Presents the causes, symptoms, and treatments of cystic fibrosis.

Living With Cystic Fibrosis

Author: Melissa Anne Stainback
Publisher: Publishamerica Incorporated
ISBN: 9781604749649
Size: 12.69 MB
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Living With Cystic Fibrosis. "Melissa was born on February 18, 1987, in Charlotte, North Carolina. Shortly after the critical age of three months, she was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis, back in a time when not many babies/children lived past the age of ten. Today, she still continues to battle CF daily. Having lost two friends to CF, Melissa is more determined than ever to beat this diagnosis and help others too. As you read her life story you will see what challenges and obstacles she had to face and is still facing today just to try to live a normal life. Every year with the help from family and friends, Melissa raises thousands of dollars for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation called Bowl for Breath. Part of the proceeds from this book will go to the CF Foundation in Atlanta, Georgia"--P. [4] of cover.

Every Precious Breath

Author: Tom Valenta
Publisher: Michelle Anderson Publishing
ISBN: 9780855724078
Size: 51.28 MB
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Every Precious Breath. Tom Valenta tells the story of his two grandsons and discovers that people living with cystic fibrosis and their families are very special people. Their ability to overcome hardships, endure pain and laugh at adversity is inspirational.

Cystic Fibrosis

Author: Ruth Bjorklund
Publisher: Marshall Cavendish
ISBN: 9780761429128
Size: 63.79 MB
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Cystic Fibrosis. "Provides comprehensive information on the causes, treatment, and history of cystic fibrosis"--Provided by publisher.

Not A Wasted Breath

Author: LaRecea Tabor Gibbs
Publisher: Tate Publishing
ISBN: 1616639350
Size: 61.48 MB
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Not A Wasted Breath. 'Sis, the worst thing CF [cystic fibrosis] can do is kill me. It can't stop me from living.' Todd Gibbs spoke those words once to his sister and he proved that statement true time and time again. Though cystic fibrosis did kill him five days after his thirty-first birthday, the living he did showed that he had won the battle, even if CF eventually won the war. Not a Wasted Breath is not just a story about living with a fatal disease or waiting for a transplant. That was only a part of Todd's life. He never allowed his illness to rule his life, even in the face of over eighty hospitalizations. This is truly a story about how others perceived Todd, how they were affected by his presence in their lives, and how Todd viewed himself and his existence. In a poignant compilation of thoughts, memories, articles, and journal entries, LaRecea Gibbs, Todd's mother, creates a touching tableau of a life well spent that will inspire anyone to overcome personal obstacles through faith, determination, courage, and most of all, humor. Join mother and author LaRecea Gibbs in an inspiring biography which shows that though Todd's life was short, he never wasted a single breath. This Book is an inspiration to all readers in appreciating the gift of life. The account is thorough, has depth of development, is authentic, and puts us inside the people involved. Not a Wasted Breath enables readers to travel along emotionally. As a result, we count our own blessings. John Hagaman, Professor of English, Western Kentucky University, Director of WKU Writing Project.

Cystic Fibrosis

Author: Judy Monroe
Publisher: Capstone
ISBN: 9780736810265
Size: 55.87 MB
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Cystic Fibrosis. Discusses what cystic fibrosis is, how it affects the body, how it is diagnosed and managed and includes information on finding support and living with this condition.

Cystic Fibrosis

Author: Anne H. Thomson
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0199295808
Size: 80.37 MB
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Cystic Fibrosis. This book explains clearly what is happening to the body in Cystic Fibrosis, what causes it and what treatment options are available for the different aspects of the disease. It also looks to the future in terms of potential new therapies for CF and provides useful information on organizations that can provide help.

Breathe Living A Purposeful Life With Cystic Fibrosis

Author: Jake Shavers
Publisher: Lulu.com
ISBN: 9781304684028
Size: 74.42 MB
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Breathe Living A Purposeful Life With Cystic Fibrosis. Breathe: Living a Purposeful Life with Cystic Fibrosis (c), is the inspirational autobiography of Jake Shavers. At 41 years old, Jake Shavers is beating the odds. Born with Cystic Fibrosis, a genetic chronic disease that affects the lungs and digestive system, he bravely fights the debilitating illness. Given the statistics, he was not expected to live to see the age of 20. Even now, he has faced and conquered near-death experiences 5 times. Against all odds, including a double lung transplant and a kidney transplant, Jake continues to thrive. His positive attitude and conviction in his faith gave him the strength and courage to compete in a half-marathon, exercise daily and give back through his work with children and adults facing similar situations. Jake attributes his success to his faith and knows he is here for a very special reason.