“Destined to be a classic …”
In “Diagnosis: Rare Disease” Denise Crompton’s offers a compelling look at 13 families who received the diagnosis no parents ever wants to hear. This gripping book provides a heartbreaking exposé of what life is like for families that have a member with a rare disease. Crompton details the journey of each family, including her own, who has one or more children with a rare disease called Mucolipidosis.
The stories wade through the erratic diagnosis process, medical muck-ups, endless pain, a plethora of medical appliances and home modifications, special education, multiple hospitalizations and surgeries, unrelenting stress and the ever-present fear of death.
“Diagnosis” is a must-read for medical professionals who wish to learn how to work with families in these difficult situations. Families dealing with a rare disease will recognize themselves in this book that is destined to be a classic in its field.
Within 24 hours of being released in September, Crompton’s book hit the #1 spot for paid books in the Genetics category of Amazon.
“Diagnosis: Rare Disease” is currently available in the Amazon Kindle Store and in all digital ebook formats through Smashwords. The paperback edition is due out in early November and you can save here off the $15.97 retail price. You’re being given a special exclusive link to purchase this book for only $7.00 plus s/h.