Sickness is an unavoidable part of life. But how does cancer affect the body? Why do some people develop Alzheimer’s disease? And what can treat AIDS? In Living with Disease, these and other important questions are answered as some of the world’s most prevalent diseases are investigated. From causes and symptoms to treatments and possible cures, each disease is explained using clear, approachable text, with an emphasis on how people can live with it. Included in each book are profiles of famous people who have experienced the disease.