From the Archives: Transcending Chronic Illness

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 133 million Americans – almost 1 out of every 2 adults – live with chronic illness. We got a view from both sides of the experience last summer with Type I diabetes patient and Harvard Medical School professor Dr. Julian Seifter. His recent book on the subject is “After the Diagnosis: Transcending Chronic Illness” (Simon & Schuster, 2010).