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Chronic Care Centers

The Support You Need to Manage Chronic Conditions

The Chronic Care Center features action-oriented tools and information you can use in the day-to-day management of chronic conditions, like asthma and diabetes. Each topic also includes links to local support groups, providing you direct access to proven resources close to home.

Explore the links at below to learn more about taking control of chronic conditions.

All Chronic Condition topics are driven by prescription-strength™ content from the Healthwise Knowledgebase®. The Healthwise Knowledgebase® is an online health encyclopedia that helps you make better health decisions and live a healthier lifestyle.

Asthma

Asthma Information

Asthma causes swelling and inflammation in the airways that lead to the lungs. When asthma flares up, the airways tighten making it hard to breathe. Learn more…

 

Behavioral Health and Substance Abuse

Behavioral Information

Depression is an illness which causes a person to feel sad and hopeless most of the time, beyond any normal feelings of sadness, grief, or low energy. Learn more…

 

Cancer

Cancer Information

View definitions, causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatments, and much more of some of the most common types of cancer. Learn more…

 

Comprehensive Low Back Pain

Low back pain Information

Low back pain is often caused by overuse, strain, or injury. For example, people often hurt their backs playing sports or by lifting something too heavy. Learn more…

 

Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery

Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery Information

During a coronary artery bypass, the diseased sections of the coronary arteries are bypassed with healthy artery grafts in order to increase blood flow to the heart tissue. Learn more…

 

Coronary Heart Disease

Coronary Heart Disease Information

Coronary heart disease occurs when fatty deposits called plaque build up inside coronary arteries. Learn more…

 

Diabetes

Diabetes Information

View information about diabetes including definitions, causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatments, and much more. Learn more…

 

Heart Failure

Heart Failure Information

Heart failure means the heart muscle does not pump as much blood as the body needs, falure refers to the fact that the heart is not pumping as well as it should. Learn more…

 

High Risk Prenatal

High Risk Prenatal Information

Pregnancy normally lasts about 40 weeks. If a baby is born 3 or more weeks early, it is considered premature. Learn more…

 

Kidney Disease and End Stage Kidney Disease

Kidney Disease and End Stage Kidney Disease Information

Chronic kidney disease may seem to come on suddenly, in reality it has been happening bit by bit over several years because of damage to the kidneys. Learn more…

 
The content on the referenced sites above is not intended to provide medical advice, but rather to provide you with information to better understand your health and your diagnosed disorders. Nothing in these website should be construed as an attempt to offer or render a medical opinion or otherwise engage in the practice of medicine. Please consult your physician for diagnoses and for answers to your personal questions regarding medical conditions. Please check your health benefit plan coverage booklet for information on covered services under your health benefit plan.