McMahon said he'd like to see care move toward a more patient-centered environment that can help patients identify helpful strategies for improving their health. This could be accomplished with health care teams -- including nurse educators, primary care doctors, endocrinologists, podiatrists, ophthalmologists and nutritionists -- that would address the whole patient, said McMahon.
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