Table of contents for Living a healthy life with chronic conditions : self-management of heart disease, arthritis, diabetes, asthma, bronchitis, emphysema & others / Kate Lorig ... [et al.]. ; contributor, Peg Harrison.

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TABLE OF CONTENTS 
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS vii 
CHAPTER 1 
Overview of Self-Management 1 
CHAPTER 2 
Becoming an Active Self-Manager 15 
CHAPTER 3 
Finding Resources 27 
CHAPTER 4 
Understanding Common Symptoms 35 
CHAPTER 5 
Using Your Mind to Manage Symptoms 63 
CHAPTER 6 
Exercising for Fun and Fitness 79 
CHAPTER 7 
Exercising for Flexibility and Strength: Warm-Up/Cool-Down 93 
CHAPTER 8 
Exercising for Endurance: Aerobic Activities 113 
CHAPTER 9 
Exercising Tips for People with Specific Chronic Illnesses 131 
CHAPTER 10 
Communicating 141 
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CHAPTER 11 
Sex and Intimacy 159 
CHAPTER 12 
Making Your Wishes Known: Advance Directives for Health Care 167 
CHAPTER 13 
Healthy Eating 177 
CHAPTER 14 
Managing Your Medicines 205 
CHAPTER 15 
Understanding Chronic Lung Disease 217 
CHAPTER 16 
Understanding Heart Disease and High Blood Pressure 241 
CHAPTER 17 
Understanding Arthritis 261 
CHAPTER 18 
Understanding Diabetes 271 
CHAPTER 19 
Planning for the Future: Fears and Reality 293 
CHAPTER 20 
200+ Helpful Hints 309 
INDEX 325 

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Chronic diseases -- Popular works.
Medicine, Popular.