NCHPAD Book Reviews: Exercise and Health Promotion for Persons with Diabetes and Spinal Cord Injury
Still in the Game, by Don W. Ray
This book details the story of Don Ray, diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in 1939, who overcame many challenges through involvement in sports, despite his doctor's admonitions. Don shares his positive attitude and uplifting story with his readers.
Published by Bridgewood Press, 2001, US$14.95, ISBN 0-927015-28-5.
Life on Wheels: For the Active Wheelchair User, by Gary Karp
Gary Karp acquired a spinal cord injury in 1973. His experience as a wheelchair user has become the basis for this book as he offers his readers a guidebook for those who have a mobility disability. The premise of his book is to offer practical information about adapting your home to meet your needs, choosing the right wheelchair, exploring sexuality, and health promotion information.
Published by O'Reilly and Associates, 1999. Go to http://www.ncpad.org/693/3207/2005-08-01#10 for more information.