Cronic disease management


Navigating your Chronic Disease and Self-Management

What is a chronic disease?

A chronic disease is one that has been (or is likely to be) present for six months or longer, for example, asthma, cancer, heart disease, diabetes, arthritis and stroke.

Top 5 Chronic Diseases

  • Cancer
  • Heart Disease (such as Ischemic heart disease (IHD), stroke)
  • Diabetes
  • Kidney Disease
  • Respiratory (such as asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD))

Other Chronic Diseases

  • Mood and anxiety disorders
  • Arthritis
  • Obesity
  • Hypertension (high blood pressure)
  • Smoking
  • Alcohol
  • Inactivity
  • Unhealthy eating