Coping successfully with Ulcerative Colitis Paperback

by Peter Cartwright;

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Coping successfully with Ulcerative Colitis

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Ulcerative colitis is a disease that causes inflammation and sores in the top layers of the lining of the large intestine. The inflammation usually occurs in the rectum and lower part of the colon, but it may affect the entire colon. The inflammation makes the colon empty frequently, causing diarrhea.

Ulcerative colitis occurs most often in people ages 15 to 40, although children and older people sometimes develop the disease. Ulcerative colitis affects men and women equally and appears to run in some families. There are 90,000 sufferers in the UK and 400,000 in the United States.

This book covers; Causes; Diagnosis; Treatments; Surgery; Living with an ileostomy or a pouch; Living with ulcerative colitis, including emotional issues and effects on the family; Diet; Ulcerative Colitis in young people; Fertility and pregnancy; Probiotics; Future developments; Sources of help

Coping successfully with Ulcerative Colitis by Peter Cartwright was published by Sheldon Press in September 2004. The ISBN for Coping successfully with Ulcerative Colitis is 9780859699174.

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Details for Coping successfully with Ulcerative Colitis

Author / Artist
Book FormatPaperback
PublisherSheldon Press (September 2004)
Editionillustrated edition
Number of Pages144
Thickness12 mm
Height216 mm
Width138 mm
Product Code1117466
Page last updated 10th August 2017
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