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Seniors in Southeast Louisiana will soon have a new team approach to treatment.

Doctors, social workers and dieticiansfrom LSU Health Sciences Centerare teaming up with the 55,000 peoplewho have 'Peoples Health.'

Through coordinated care, they will diagnose, manageand prevent chronic illnesses from getting worse in patients with conditions likediabetes and lung disease.

Also, through research, they will help find the best treatment.

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