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Chronic Illness Care Services

What is a chronic illness?
A chronic illness develops slowly and lasts a long time.

What are some types of chronic illnesses?
Some examples of chronic illnesses may include the following:
  • Diabetes
  • Hypertension
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Arthritis
  • Cardiovascular conditions
  • Renal or kidney problems
  • Lung diseases such as COPD, asthma, or chronic bronchitis
  • Collagen diseases such as Lupus erythmetosis
  • Cancer
  • Dermatological ilnesses such as rosacea or eczema
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Osteoporosis
What causes a chronic illness?
Multiple factors typically cause chronic conditions. These may include your family history, the environment, and your behavior.

What is the treatment for a chronic illness?
The doctor will follow your condition over a period of time to monitor the symptoms and prescribe appropriate medication when needed.

It is advised the patient see their doctor every 3 months for monitoring of their medications and symptoms and to receive appropriate testing.

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