Harvard Health Blog
Making health social: Friends and family as part of the health care team
David Scales, MPhil, MD, PhD, Contributor “We’ll stop by McDonald’s once I get out of the hospital,” Arturo told his brother. Arturo (not his real name) was 21 years old and had just been diagnosed with diabetes. He and his brother loved fast food, McDonald’s being one of their most frequent haunts. Unfortunately, this new diagnosis was likely to change that.