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n Illnesses, Ailments and Prevention EXPLORING HEALTH ISSUES nHuntington’s Disease nLeukemia Huntington’s Disease is a progressive degenerative Leukemia disease stemming from a disorder within the brain and Lymphoma Society.................. 800-955-4572 that causes nerve cells to waste away. www.lls.org Huntington’s Disease Society of America......................... 800-345-4372 Washington/Alaska Chapter....... 888-345-4572 www.hdsa.org 123 NW 36th St., Ste. 100, Seattle WA 98107 Northwest Chapter HelpLine ..... 888-264-4372 nLiver Failure 17406 Redhawk Drive, Arlington WA 98223 American Liver Foundation............ 212-668-1000 nIncontinence Liver Disease Helpline ................... 800-465-4837 Incontinence (the involuntary loss of urine) affects www.liverfoundation.org about 15-30 percent all older people and can be nLung Diseases treated or managed in many cases. Lung diseases such as tuberculosis, emphysema, National Association pneumonia, and cancer are serious and should be for Continence .............................. 800-252-3337 treated vigorously. A patient advocacy group that offers information, resource listings, a newsletter, and encouragement Lung Cancer Alliance Support to individuals experiencing incontinence. and Education Helpline.................. 800-298-2436 www.alcase.org Providence Continence Center Sacred Heart Medical Center..... 509-474-3750 American Lung Association............ 202-785-3355 The Continence Center www.lung.org offers inpatient and American Lung Association outpatient services to of the Mountain Pacific.............. 503-924-4094 adults and children Automated HelpLine .................. 800-586-4872 who suffer from bladder problems. Along with urodynamics, the Center of- Asthma and Allergy Foundation fers pelvic floor rehabilitation through physical ther- of America ..................................... 800-727-8462 apy. PLEASE SEE OUR AD ON THE BACK COVER. www.aafa.org nKidney Failure services, support and referrals through a nationalProvides practical information, community-based National Kidney Foundation .......... 800-622-9010 network of chapters. AAFA also sponsors research www.kidney.org toward better treatments and a cure for asthma and allergic diseases. Providence Kidney Transplant Program............ 509-474-4500 nLupus Sacred Heart Doctors Building Affecting the skin and connective tissues, Part of a multi-organ lupus impacts the joints, skin, and numerous transplant center at other organs in the body. It is a disease of the Providence Sacred Heart autoimmune system. Medical Center & Children’s Hospital that has provided the option of transplantation Lupus Foundation of America ........ 800-558-0121 as treatment for end-stage renal disease since 1981. www.lupus.org More than 1,000 patients have received kidney Pacific Northwest Chapter......... 877-774-2992 transplants at Sacred Heart. Provides long-term care and guidance of kidney transplant patients, and 800 5th Ave., Ste. 4100, Seattle WA 98104 follow-up care for liver and pancreas patients. PLEASE Questions answered by health education special- SEE OUR AD ON THE BACK COVER. ists and referrals to resources are available. 114


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