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Monday, 11 June 2012

CO2 #2 DIY Health: You're Smarter Than The Health Care System (via BigThink)

"We’ve basically led people to believe that their health has to be in the hands of the health care system, that they don't have the power to control their health, to regulate their health, to create health," says Dr. Mark Hyman, the author of a new book called The Blood Sugar Solution: The UltraHealthy Program for Losing Weight, Preventing Disease, and Feeling Great Now!
And yet, you don't need to rely on our "top heavy," "doctor and hospital-centric" system to take control of your own health. Dr. Hyman says self-care is the key to being a healthy person today.
Watch here this relevant presentation about why we should be empowered patients: SmarterHealthSystem

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