The Doctor Weighs In

Nov 27, 2019

6 min read

The Importance of Self-Care in Chronic Illness Management

By: Wayne Jonas, MD

How doctors and patients can overcome self-care misconceptions.

After 40 years as a practicing physician, I have concluded that the burden of treating chronic diseases has grown so enormous that more pills and procedures will ever be enough to cure the ills of my patients. Over those years, I also came to realize that we…