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Module 12—Staying Active with Kidney Disease :: More Reading

Additional Resources

In addition to the free Life Options materials you can find at, the resources below may help you learn more about the topics in this module of Kidney School.


  1. The Healing Power of Exercise: Your Guide to Preventing and Treating Diabetes, Depression, Heart Disease, High Blood Pressure, Arthritis, and More, by Drs. Linn Goldberg and Diane L. Elliot
    (Wiley, April 2002, ISBN-13: 978-0471250784)
    Written by two of the top researchers and clinicians in the field of exercise therapy, this guide features real-life stories that show the many benefits of exercise for conditions such as osteoporosis, back pain, diabetes, high blood pressure, cholesterol, heart disease, stroke, high anxiety, depression, and more.
  2. Restless Legs Syndrome: Coping with Your Sleepless Nights, by Mark J. Buchfuhrer, Wayne A. Hening, and Clete A. Cushida
    (Demos Medical Publishing, December 2006, ISBN-13: 978-1932603576)
    This book describes Restless Legs Syndrome and Periodic Limb Movement Disorder, and covers drug and non-drug treatments.
  3. Staying Strong: A Senior's Guide to a More Active and Independent Life, by Lorie A. Schleck (Ed.)
    (Fairview Press, December 2000, ISBN-13: 978-1577490975)
    This "user friendly" book features simple, at-home exercises that will help to build muscle strength, increase bone density, improve balance, and more. Designed for seniors seeking to remain active, the programs include balance and strength training, as well as exercising in a swimming pool, sitting on a chair, or lying in bed.


    For more information about RLS, visit the Restless Legs Syndrome Foundation, Inc.

Please note: Life Options does not endorse these materials. Rather, we believe you are the best person to choose what will meet your needs from these or other resources you find. Please check with your local library, bookstore, or the internet to find these items.

Module 12—Staying Active with Kidney Disease :: More Reading