29 Remarkable Facts About Chronic Diseases

Chronic conditions are diseases that last the lifetime of the patient. Chronic diseases are continuing to increase costs on the United States health care system and the health of the population. In response prevention and management of chronic disease has become paramount. 

Below you will find 29 statistics about chronic diseases. You may be surprised at how much chronic diseases are impacting health today.


Care Coordination for Chronic Conditions

Medicare's new approach for comprehensive care coordination plans for people with chronic conditions is designed to improve patient-physician communication and also to encourage physicians involved in