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Genetic Nemesis Hbss Sickle Cell Anaemia Paperback – June 19, 2013
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Tosin Coker has created a masterfully descriptive guide that will resonate with all people, in particular, those impacted with sickle cell disease. This book is going to be such a helpful tool to everyone-- parents, teachers, healthcare professionals, patients, the community, concerned friends and family. The book serves as a guide to understand what those with sickle cell endure. The autobiographical perspective of the book provides a window into the complex life and relationships of the author. Many of Tosin's struggles are ones that every person with sickle cell can identify with. Through the chapters, Tosin provides an unfettered glimpse into her soul, personal struggles, and challenges. Authors are often secretive with regard to their personal lives, but with this book, Tosin has fearlessly lifted the curtain of anonymity. By sharing her intimate story, she is giving a voice to the millions that suffer in silence daily all over the world from sickle cell disease.
Although the topics are dealing with health, alternative medicine, spirituality, and lifestyle advice, you get to enjoy the remarkable descriptive style that has made Ms. Coker a world-renowned best selling author. Readers of Tosin's book will savor her imagination, innovation, and storytelling ability. The concepts in this book are explained clearly enough for a young child to understand. Ms Coker discusses effective ways to reduce crisis and pain. The book gives insight into lifestyle changes that promote health and overall wellbeing. This book is highly recommended for those coping with sickle cell, and those striving to understand the difficult circumstances of this often misunderstood and debilitating disease. A home run on so many levels.
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