en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chronic_condition

A chronic condition is a human health condition or disease that is persistent or otherwise ... It is possible and not unexpected for an illness to change in definition from terminal to chronic. Diabetes and HIV for example were once terminal yet ...

www.cdc.gov/chronicdisease/about/index.htm

Chronic diseases are defined broadly as conditions that last 1 year or more and require ongoing medical attention or limit activities of daily living or both.

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Chronic disease: A disease that persists for a long time. A chronic disease is one lasting 3 months or more, by the definition of the U.S. National Center for ...

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4969287

Jul 19, 2016 ... one lasting 3 months or more, by the definition of the U.S. National Center for Health Statistics. Chronic diseases generally cannot be prevented ...

www.idph.state.il.us/idhp/idhp_ChronicDisease.htm

Chronic disease is disease that persists over a long period of time. Chronic disease can hinder independence and the health of people with disabilities, as it  ...

www.cancer.gov/publications/dictionaries/cancer-terms/def/chronic-disease

A disease or condition that usually lasts for 3 months or longer and may get worse over time. Chronic diseases tend to occur in older adults and can usually be ...

www.webmd.com/cancer/qa/what-is-a-chronic-disease

a chronic disease is a condition you can control with treatment for months. asthma, diabetes, and depression are common examples.

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Aug 4, 2018 ... A chronic illness is a long-term health condition that may not have a cure. Examples of chronic illnesses are:

www.nationalhealthcouncil.org/newsroom/about-chronic-conditions

A chronic disease, as defined by the U.S. National Center for Health Statistics, is a disease lasting three months or longer. About 40 million Americans are ...