1. What can you tell me about the illness?
2. How has this condition affected your life?
3. How have you managed to cope with this illness?
4. What has been the most difficult part of living with this condition?
5. Have there been any cultural or societal issues that arise from having this illness?
6. Are there any spiritual beliefs or practices that you draw strength from in managing your health?
7. Do you feel like your family and community support you in coping with the chronic illness?
8. Is there anything else about living with a chronic illness that I should know about, or anything else that would be important for me to understand in order to help provide better care and support to people who experience it?