“Healing means that you’re made whole again; that you emerge from this experience of illness…with you being restored as a person.”
– Dr. Jerome Groopman, MD, The New Medicine
Being diagnosed with a long-term disease raises many questions and concerns. With the diagnosis comes information about a chronic and often progressive disease that may lead to significant complications. Treatment may be possible and even successful, but it can be cumbersome and may lead to significant side effects.