Some conditions can be treated and cured. Chronic ones require significant lifestyle changes and ongoing, consistent self-care to slow their progression. We’ve developed information and resources to help you understand and manage chronic illnesses to avoid potential complications.

Diabetes

Diabetes is a chronic health condition that impairs the body’s ability to process blood glucose, otherwise known as blood sugar. According to the CDC, more

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Cancer

Cancer Cancer is the uncontrolled growth of abnormal cells in the body. Cancer develops when the body’s normal control mechanism stops working. Old cells do

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Cardiovascular Disease

Cardiovascular Disease Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in the U.S. It’s important to learn about your heart to help prevent it. If

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Exercise

Exercise As we get older, we tend to become less active for a variety of reasons. But did you know, staying active is one of

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Nutrition

A healthy diet is a great start to preventing illnesses and to helping manage chronic conditions. Not sure where to start? Here are some resources

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Stroke

Stroke is a disease affecting the blood flow to and through your brain. A stroke occurs when a blood vessel carrying oxygen and nutrients to

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Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s disease is a type of dementia. It causes memory loss and affects judgment, language, and behavior. You may have trouble making decisions or may

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Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes happens when your pancreas can’t produce enough insulin, a hormone your body produces to transform sugar from your food into energy, the

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High Blood Pressure

Blood pressure is a measure of how hard the blood pushes against the walls of your arteries. It’s normal for blood pressure to go up

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Chronic Kidney Disease

Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) Our kidneys filter and remove waste products from the blood stream, sending the waste to the bladder for removal via urination.

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