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Posted 11 July 2010 - 05:40 AM

Chronic Disease Expert: U.S. Health Care System Needs To Treat 'Whole Person'.

The way a person can take control or manage a chronic illness is to first understand that most people live 99.9 percent of their lives outside of the health care system. So, they are responsible for managing the disease during that time, for making decisions [about exercise, eating, and activity]. Jessica Marcy. Kaiser Health News. 06/25/10. (Also see: Living with Chronic Illness)

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