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Chronic Disease Management

A chronic disease constitutes a medical condition that will always be present in a person’s life. Chronic diseases can range from autoimmune disorders, to heart problems, to chronic pain. Chronic diseases are better managed when a person is well-educated on their own chronic disease, so that they may conduct their lives in a way that will not worsen their chronic condition.

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By DuPage Medical Group Cardiology
Knowing your family history and having open, proactive discussions with your physician is crucial to maintaining good health. Hear how a DMG patient survived cardiac arrest and continues to partner with his physicians to keep his heart healthy.

By DuPage Medical Group Cardiology
Learn how the Watchman implant provides patients with an alternative to long-term use of blood thinning medications through a one-time, minimally invasive procedure.

By DuPage Medical Group Cardiology

Your guide to understanding this "kidney filter" disease.

According to the American Diabetes Association, about 1.5 million Americans will be diagnosed with diabetes each year. On top of that, nearly 84 million adults in the United States have what’s considered pre-diabetes. Pre-diabetes is classified as elevated blood sugar that is not quite high enough to be considered diabetic. Once diagnosed, it is important to take action to control blood sugar to reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes and other health issues.

By DuPage Medical Group
GERD is a common chronic digestive disorder that impacts approximately 81 million Americans, causing symptoms such as heartburn, gas, bloating, persistent throat clearing, chronic coughing, difficulty swallowing and a burning sensation in the mouth or throat.

By Dr. Marc I. Brand
Learn more about pilonidal cysts, how they occur and treatment options.
Topics and Subtopics: Chronic Disease Management & Skin Health

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