Living with Chronic Disease

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Living with Diabetes

Diabetes is a disease in which blood sugar (glucose) levels in your body are too high. Diabetes can cause serious health problems, including heart attack or stroke, blindness, problems during pregnancy, and kidney failure.

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Heart Disease in Women

In the United States, almost one in four women dies from heart disease. Heart disease is the most common cause of death in American women. Some types of heart problems are more common in women.

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Living with COPD

Chronic respiratory diseases are chronic diseases of the airways and other structures of the lung. Some of the most common are: asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, occupational lung diseases and pulmonary hypertension.

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Doctor helps patient with Arthritis


Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis. Gout, fibromyalgia, and rheumatoid arthritis are other common rheumatic conditions.

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