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Coaching for chronic health

Antonia George

When a health insurer offers support after a potentially life-threatening diagnosis, Antonia agrees to learn how to self-manage her chronic condition. Does the coaching provide value for money?

Have you ever had the experience of a serious medical diagnosis and wondered if a) this means the end, b) you need to take this seriously, or c) it will go away? Your brain definitely goes into overload! Recently, I had an episode in hospital where I was diagnosed with cardiomyopathy. I was admitted via the emergency room of my local hospital because I was struggling to breathe. In truth, I felt I was drowning and it was genuinely scary....

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