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Children And Chronic Disease Management

http://media.soundmedicine.org/segments/102013_4.mp3

Children who have chronic illnesses need help from parents to manage their illness and medical care. Mary Ciccarelli, M.D., the medical director of the Center for Youth and Adults with Conditions of Childhood at Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health in Indianapolis, gives pointers for knowing when teens and young adults are ready to assume responsibility for their illness and care.