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The Complete Resource Guide for People with Chronic Illness

2023/24 Edition

This widely-hailed resource guide is structured around the 80 most prevalent chronic illnesses and provides a comprehensive overview of the support services and information resources available for people diagnosed with a chronic illness.

Thousands of hours of research have gone into this new 2023/2024 edition. Each chronic illness chapter has been reviewed by a medical editor to make sure the most up-to-date information on symptoms and treatments is included. Plus, we’ve added hundreds of brand new entries and updated thousands of existing entries with the latest information.

Here is a sampling of the many disorders that are covered in this helpful volume:

  • Asthma
  • ADHD
  • Autistic Spectrum Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Down Syndrome
  • Growth Disorders
  • Hypertension
  • Liver Disease
  • Mental Illness
  • Obesity
  • Scleroderma
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Substance Abuse
  • Tick-Borne Diseases
  • War Syndromes

Each chronic illness has its own chapter and contains a brief description in layman’s language followed by important resources for:

  • National & Local Organizations
  • State Agencies
  • Newsletters
  • Books & Periodicals
  • Libraries & Research Centers
  • Support Groups & Hotlines
  • Web Sites

Whether in print or online, this guidebook is an important resource for health care professionals, the collections of hospital and health care libraries, as well as an invaluable tool for people with a chronic illness and their support network. It is a must-have source for public libraries and consumer health collections of all sizes.

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This database is available for subscription online on GOLD, Grey House Online Databases.
With a subscription to the online database, users can access this wealth of information in just minutes. With the keyword search, quick search and expert search on GOLD, users can quickly and easily find the information they're looking for. Plus, subscribers can do quick or in-depth searches, save their searches, save search results, sort search results, view company profiles, download contact sheets, click through to email and web hotlinks, and so much more. Call (800) 562-2139 to set up a tour of the online database.

Many of our directories are available in a database format that you can download into your own spreadsheet or database software. Using this downloadable database you can print out mailing labels, segment the database by geographic area for your sales team, print out prospect sheets and much more. Plus, you can customize the database to meet your own specific search criteria.

Click on the here to download a datacard. Datacards outline pricing and ways in which you can segment the database. Contact our list manager at or (800) 562-2139 x118 for up-to-the-minute counts or for more information.

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Pub. Date: June 2023
Softcover: 929 pages
ISBN: 978-1-63700-547-7
Price: $165
Includes Free Online Access for Two Years on GOLD