chronic disease

Definitions

Food

  • noun a long-term, manageable health condition such as diabetes or asthma

Health Economics

  • (written as Chronic Disease)
    The long-term care of people with chronic illnesses differs from that for most acute care, having a stronger presence of for-profit professional providers on the one hand and unpaid armies of volunteer (often family members) on the other. There is little insurance for this group of people.
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