Tuesday, May 8, 2012

"Allergies and Awesome You" Book Tour

About the book

Can you imagine your life allergy-free?
Yes, yes, and yes. It is possible.
Now, it's your turn. The AmazingAllergist will show you how.

This book is a part of the AmazingAllergist's Awesome Series that empowers allergic children to live great lives. It is a by-product of the author's extensive knowledge, vast experiences, and desire to make a difference, one allergic child at a time.

This book, through a life story of an allergic child, will empower you and your children.

What to expect:

  • Definition of allergy and myth busted
  • Early allergy recognition information
  • A helping hand
  • Facts about how you can get better
  • Help to overcome fear of allergy tests
  • Guidance on controlling allergies at home
  • Fun way for a child to learn
  • Instructions on overcoming allergen exposure
  • Drug-free treatment options
  • Information on the proper use of allergy medications
  • Allergy vaccination relief information
  • Checklist for a great and healthy life
  • Wonderful free resources and links
  • Reliable science based information
Dr. Atul N. Shah, the Amazing Allergist answers the questions of allergy sufferers, in a very simple, informative style. The book empowers the children and adults with allergy, asthma and related conditions to believe that they can live great lives. The book helps in early recognition of allergic conditions, discusses the scientific methods of diagnosis and management options to be allergy free.

Books and Publications by the Author

Amazing Allergist’s Awesome Book Series (Books 1 to 6 are for children. Book 7 is for parents.)

2. Asthma, and Awesome You
3. Eczema, and Awesome You
4. Food Allergy, and Awesome You
5. Pet Allergy, and Awesome You
6. Allergy Vaccines, and Awesome You
7. AmazingAllergist’s Guide to Awesome You

About the Author:

Atul N. Shah, MD, FACAAI, FAAAAI, is a celebrated author of this Amazing Allergist book series, founder of www.AmazingAllergist.com, and the medical director of www.Center4AsthmaAllergy.com. He is a board certified allergist who has earned an honor of fellowships in both the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology and the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology. He has personally treated more than 20,000 patients, made a significant impact on more than 100,000 lives as an allergist so far, and earned the nickname "AmazingAllergist" from his patients and peers. His work is rewarded daily with numerous compliments of smiling patients and their families. He has been recognized with various awards, including the America's Top Physicians' Award, the Patients' Choice Award, and the Most Compassionate Physicians' Award. He believes that every allergic child and individual has a potential to live a great life, allergy-free. His desire to empower allergic individuals translated into this series of books. Dr. Atul Shah enjoys reading, traveling, and spending time with his family. He calls Long Island, New York, his home, supports various charities, and loves making a difference.

Interview with the Author:

Q.  Name one entity that you feel supported you outside of family members.
A.  My team at the Center4AsthmaAllergy

Q.  Do you see writing as a career?
A.  Yes

Q.  If you had to do it all over again, would you change anything in your latest
A.  ** No

Q.  Do you recall how your interest in writing originated?
A.  As a child, I used to look at all the books lined up in the library and think that one day, my books will be looked upon by another child.

Q.  .Is there anything you find particularly challenging in your writing?
A.  Using medical knowledge in layman’s terms and then to translate into a child’s language.

Q.  Who is your favorite author and what is it that really strikes you about their work?
A.  I have enjoyed many authors’ creations. Cuurently like TT Rangrajan’s books as they speak to me and resonate with my core values.

Q.  Do you have to travel much concerning your book(s)?
A.  Not yet

Q.  Who designed the covers?
A.  The team of the publisher

Q.  What was the hardest part of writing your book?
A.  Putting story in a child’s language

Q.  Did you learn anything from writing your book and what was it?
A.  It is a skill and can be developed with dedication and practice.

Q.  Do you have any advice for other writers?
A.  Follow your dream. The help is out there.

Q.  Do you have anything specific that you want to say to your readers?
A.  Believe that you too can live a great life, allergy-free.

Q.  A lot of authors have been teachers at some point in their lives. They know that unexpected questions can be posed by students at any time, such as “Who are you? A.  First of all, I am a good human being a great citizen of the world. I play my role as a son, husband, father, practicing allergist, team leader,  entrepreneur and an author. Philosophically, I am a spiritual being having a human experience.
Q.  What is your writing process? Do you follow a regular routine?
A.  Usually in early AM when it is quite and I am fully focused.

Q.  What are the most important elements of good writing?
A.  Space, silence, routine, passion, commitment

Q.  According to you, what tools are must-haves for writers?
A.  Papers, pen and willingness to write.

Q.  What motivates you to write?
A.  Knowing that my writings will improve lives and will make a difference

Q.  Do you have any advice for other writers?
A.  Have a dedicated space, silence and a routine. Yes, you can do it.

Q.  What were the challenges (research, literary, psychological, and logistical) in bringing it to life?
A.  This is the first of it’s kind so I had nothing to look up or learn from. I needed to learn the logistics involved in getting it published.

Q.  Where were you born and where do you call home? 
A.  I was born in a small town in Western India. I call Long Island, New York my home.

1 comment:

  1. Thank you for hosting Dr. Atul N. Shah for Innovative Online Book Tours.


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