Tag Archives: Living

Stories from the Sandbox: Reflections from children, teens and young adults living with Cancer and Blood Disorders

The images and stories in this book were created by patients and families living with Cancer and Blood Disorders. Their expressions, created in the sand and conveyed through the written word, provide insight into what it is like to live with health challenges. Sand tray therapy is a recognized therapeutic modality used with children and… Read More »

The Type 2 Diabetic Cookbook & Action Plan: A Three-Month Kickstart Guide for Living Well with Type 2 Diabetes

Easy recipes. Simple meal plans. Real diabetes management. Start eating and living well with this diabetic cookbook for type 2 diabetes today. Receiving a type 2 diabetes diagnoses can be frightening―and learning to manage your diabetes through nutrition and lifestyle changes can feel overwhelming. Talking with your doctor or a nutritionist is helpful, but you… Read More »

Courage…Chronicled in the Sand: Sand Tray Therapy Reflections from Teenagers and Young Adults Living with Cancer and Blood Disorders

It is often difficult for young people facing an illness to verbalize their personal thoughts and feelings. In the Child and Family Life department, at The University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital, sand tray therapy is used to help this vulnerable population communicate with their healthcare team, families, and loved ones. Sand tray therapy… Read More »

Kidney Disease: A Guide for Living

Walter A. Hunt knows what it means to live with kidney disease. Here, he shares his experience and knowledge to help other people with the disease understand and cope with its challenges. When Hunt learned he had kidney disease, he was overwhelmed by the prospect of facing kidney failure. He had so many questions: Why… Read More »