Cronic disease management
CHRONIC DISEASE SELF 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
- Heart Disease (such as Ischemic heart disease (IHD), stroke)
- Kidney Disease
- Respiratory (such as asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD))
Other Chronic Diseases
- Mood and anxiety disorders
2 Risk Conditions (as defined by the Public Health Agency of Canada)
- Hypertension (high blood pressure)
4 Risk Conditions (as defined by the Public Health Agency of Canada)
- Unhealthy eating