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Guide to changes in the new 5th Edition of Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions

The new edition of Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions is now ready to ship.

 

Changes in brief:

  • - Every chapter has been completely revised, updated, and carefully edited,
    often with the help of content specialists.

  • - Canadian content is now integrated throughout the book, eliminating the
    need for separate books.

  • - The book is accompanied by an all-new, topically-organized collection of
    further readings, useful websites, and other helpful resources, found online
    at www.bullpub.com/resources.

 

 

 

 

Significant chapter changes:

Chapter 1: Self-Management: What Is It and How Can You Do It?

  • - New Self-Test at the end of Chapter 1 helps readers understand how best to apply the concepts in the book to their own lives.

Chapter 4: Understanding and Managing Common Conditions

  • - All-new chapter provides essential information about living with and managing the most common chronic illnesses such as chronic lung disease, heart disease, high blood pressure, stroke, and arthritis (these discussions were near the end of the book in the 4th edition).

Chapter 5: Understanding and Managing Common Symptoms and Emotions

  • - A new discussion at the end of Chapter 5 on the uses and misuses of opioids by Beth Darnall, PhD, including ideas for reducing use and tapering off of opioid medications.

Chapter 9: Freedom and Safety

  • - This is a new chapter on adaptive devices and creating a safe environment. Topics include using good body mechanics, exercises to reduce injury risks,
    modifying your home and surroundings, and using assistive technology to make activities easier and safer.

Chapter 10: Healthy Eating

  • - Completely revised and updated, this chapter now includes two helpful appendixes: Healthy Eating Plans for 1,600 and 2,000 Calories, and Food Groups for Meal Planning.

Chapter 13: Managing Your Treatment Decisions and Medications

  • - Chapter 13 now combines two topics that were previously treated in separate chapters: Managing Treatment Decisions and Medications.

Chapter 14: Managing Diabetes

  • - Completely updated by expert contributors to reflect current information on monitoring blood glucose, healthy eating, and resources for people with diabetes in both the US and Canada.

Chapter 15: Working and Living with Chronic Conditions

  • - This new chapters covers work / life balance, managing stress while working, as well as work as it relates to communication, physical activity, and eating well.


Other important notes about the new edition: 

  • - You will have an entire year to use the 4th edition books you may already have. Don’t worry about needing to upgrade immediately.
  • - The Canadian and U.S. editions will be combined into one book. This was done in consultation with experts from both countries. There will no longer be a need to order separate versions.
  • - If you would like to pre-order, please contact Emily (emily@bullpub.com) for information.
Do you have questions about the new edition? Sign up for a newsletter for updates or email Emily (emily@bullpub.com) for more information.

Announcing the new edition of Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions

Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions, 5th Edition

The new edition of Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions is coming in January 2020.

Every chapter in the new edition is completely revised and updated, many with the help of content specialists. There is also a new self-test for readers to help them understand how to best apply the concepts in the book to their own lives.

Important things to note about the new edition: 

  • - You will have an entire year to use the 4th edition books you may already have. Don’t worry about needing to upgrade immediately.
  • - The Canadian and U.S. editions will be combined into one book. This was done in consultation with experts from both countries. There will no longer be a need to order separate versions.
  • - If you would like to pre-order, please contact Emily (emily@bullpub.com) for information.
Do you have questions about the new edition? Sign up for a newsletter for updates or email Emily (emily@bullpub.com) for more information.

Overcoming Vertigo: Colorado Doctor Carol Foster Publishes How To Book

Dr. Carol Foster

CBS4 health correspondent in Denver, Kathy Walsh, recently ran a segment on our newest book, OVERCOMING POSITIONAL VERTIGO.

The book is available to order now!

We offer free shipping on 1-2 copies and 20% on all orders through our website. 

Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo, or BPPV, is the medical term for dizziness caused by loose crystals in the inner ear. It affects more than eight million people in the United States alone.

Carol A. Foster, an Associate Professor of Otolaryngology at the University of Colorado, School of Medicine, developed a maneuver that allows sufferers to treat their own symptoms.

Her YouTube video demonstrating the Half Somersault maneuver has been viewed over five million times.

Carol A. Foster, MD

Carol A. Foster, an Associate Professor of Otolaryngology at the University of Colorado, School of Medicine, developed a maneuver that allows sufferers to treat their own symptoms. Her YouTube video demonstrating the Half Somersault maneuver has been viewed over five million times.

International / Foreign Language Editions

Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions
  • U.S. 4th edition 
    Available in print, eBook audio CD, MP3
    Call 1-800-676-2855 or order online
    Leader materials available from the Self-Management Resource Center: http://www.selfmanagementresource.com

  • Canadian 4th edition (US 4th edition)
    Available in print, eBook, MP3
    Call 1-800-676-2855 or order online

  • Chinese  edition (US 3rd and 4th editions)
    The 4th edition translation is underway and we expect to have copies available in early 2018. Contact us at sales@bullpub.com and we can provide copies of the 3rd edition translation in the mean time.

  • Danish edition (US 3rd edition)
    Contact Komiteen for Sundhedsoplysning, Classensgade 71, 5., 2100 Kbenhavn 0 Denmark

  • Dutch edition (US 3rd edition)
    Universitair Medisch Centrum Groningen Hanzeplein 1, 9713 GZ Groningen, Netherlands

  • Finnish edition (US 4th edition)
    Contact Sari Välimäki sari.valimaki@jkl.fi
    Bull Publishing can also make these files available in North America.

  • French Canadian 4th edition (US 4th edition)
    Available in print, call 1-800-676-2855 or order online

  • French (European) edition (US 3rd edition)
    Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions (French Edition for Europe). by Kate Lorig RN DrPH, Halsted Holman MD, David Sobel MD, Diana Laurent MPH, Virginia González MPH, and Marian Minor RPT PhD. Edited by Jörg Haslbeck, Edith Gabriel and Ilona Kickbusch. Careum Verlag: Zürich. Order online

  • German edition (US 3rd edition)
    Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions (German Edition). by Kate Lorig RN DrPH, Halsted Holman MD, David Sobel MD, Diana Laurent MPH, Virginia González MPH, and Marian Minor RPT PhD. Edited by Jörg Haslbeck and Ilona Kickbusch. Careum Verlag: Zürich. Order online

  • Japanese edition (US 4th edition)
    Japan Chronic Disease Self-Management Association, New Synsaka Building 2 Floor, 8-10-22 Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo, 107-0052 Japan
    TEL: 03-6804-6712, FAX: 03-6804-6786 URL: http://www.j-cdsm.org

  • Korean edition (US 3rd edition)
    This is the translation of the 3rd edition into Korean-- the 4th edition has not been translated as of August 2014. Koonja Publishing holds the Korean language rights but they may be out of stock. If so, contact us at sales@bullpub.com and we may be able to provide PDF files of the 3rd edition translation.

  • Norwegian edition (US 3rd edition)
    Contact Sykehuset Ostfold, phone: +47 69 86 00 00

  • Portuguese edition (US 4th edition)
    The Portuguese translation is now available! Contact us at sales@bullpub.com and we can provide copies to be printed on demand.

  • Spanish 4th edition (Americas) (US 4th edition) Available in print, eBook, MP3
    Call 1-800-676-2855 or order online

  • Swedish edition (US 3rd edition)
    Contact Birgitta Lundberg birgitta.lundberg@ltblekinge.se

  • Welsh edition (US 3rd edition)
    Welsh Assembly Government; Quality, Standards & Safety Improvement Directorate; Phone: 029 2982 6526; heather.owens@wales.gsi.gov.uk

Please contact Emily Sewell at emily@bullpub.com with any additional questions.