Experiencing an illness can be a very stressful time. This is a time to have enormous love, compassion, and goodness towards yourself. Max and Diane are not medical professionals and cannot give medical advice, however their teachings can inspire and uplift you on your path.
We always advise students seek advice from a professional who is knowledgeable about an illness and to always make sure they feel completely supported and understood by their medical team.
You may also be interested in the entry in this Q & A on healthy lifestyle.