Healthcare Management of Individuals with Chronic Disease

Healthcare Management of Individuals with Chronic Disease

Chronic disease is a profound medical challenge in the United States. Millions of people that have prolonged conditions struggle to carry out basic tasks of daily life. Countless individuals fail to receive adequate care from a system geared toward managing symptoms...
Health Stories: Living With Osteoarthritis

Health Stories: Living With Osteoarthritis

Nowadays, many people are having significant difficulties with their lower limbs, including myself. Most especially, people who are above 45 or 60 years old. Although these dysfunctions can occur in any joint, they quite often manifest in the knees due to a condition...
Health Tips: How to Cope with Chronic Disease

Health Tips: How to Cope with Chronic Disease

Today, Chronic Disease is the leading cause of death and disability in the United States. It affects millions of individuals all through the country. 2012 Center for Disease Control data indicates that half of all adults are afflicted with at least one chronic...
Diabetes support groups to help manage diabetic depression

Diabetes support groups to help manage diabetic depression

As a child, I remember hearing my parents and grandparents mention people they knew who had “sugar diabetes.” These conversations made me wonder if diabetes was like the bubonic plague; something you could catch that was a death sentence. Diabetes frightened me, and I...
Understanding Arthritis: How to Live With the Disease

Understanding Arthritis: How to Live With the Disease

Arthritis is one of the major chronic conditions affecting North Americans. The Center for Disease Control’s most recent data from 2012 shows 22.7 % of the total US population have been told at some time that they have arthritis by a physician. That number is...
How Coronary Artery Disease Can Affect Our Life Expectancy

How Coronary Artery Disease Can Affect Our Life Expectancy

In the early hours of the morning, I was awakened by a loud phone ringing from our living room. I wondered who could be calling at that hour as I drifted back to sleep. As an eight-year-old, I didn’t realize that early morning calls rarely yielded good news. After...
How To Cope With Depression: Understanding The Disease

How To Cope With Depression: Understanding The Disease

Knowing how to cope with depression means that we need to understand what this word truly means.  When we think about the issue of depression, we often picture a sad and socially withdrawn individual struggling to cope with basic everyday life. Our North American...

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