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Managing a Chronic Disease

Managing a Chronic Disease

12:58 9th June 2021 | Chronic Disease

Chronic Management Hypertension Diabetes Hepatitis Cancer Asthma

Do you know what chronic disease is? Chronic disease is one that persists beyond 3 months and requires long-term management by a specialist. Examples include diabetes, hypertension, hepatitis, cancer, asthma and others. Chronic disease management is essential in ensuring that disorders (such as the ones mentioned above) do not progress to life-threatening levels.

Living with a Chronic Disease

Living with a Chronic Disease

15:55 3rd September 2020 | Chronic Disease

Hypertension Hepatitis Diabetes HIV

“HIV.” “Diabetes.” “Hepatitis.” Hypertension.” Your doctor's diagnosis sometimes comes as a shock, especially if it happens to be a chronic medical condition that will require life-long management. Most times, you "feel" so healthy, you didn't think you could ever be diagnosed with a chronic disease. Read more...

What You Need to Know About Osteoarthritis

What You Need to Know About Osteoarthritis

10:02 27th March 2018 | Chronic Disease

Chronic Disease Older People Osteoarthritis Degenerative Joint Disease Degenerative Arthritis Wear-and-Tear Arthristis Global Disability Symptomatic Knee OA Increase in Nigeria Ages 40 and Above 1 in 5 Adults Broken Cartilage Affected Joints

Any adult can suffer from osteoarthritis (OA), but this chronic disease mostly affects older people and can cause disability. Other names for OA include degenerative joint disease, degenerative arthritis and wear-and-tear arthritis. Knee OA is one of the leading causes of global disability.

FACTSKnee OA is a prevalent condition in Nigeria and a public health burdenEvidence in earlier studies suggested OA prevalence in Nigeria is increasing1 out...

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