Chronic illness is a serious health problem; chronic diseases and conditions like cardiovascular disease, obesity, asthma, and diabetes put you at risk for serious complications like heart attack, blindness, kidney failure and stroke – the leading cause of disability.
Learn how you and your family can cope more successfully with the many lifestyle, work, social and emotional issues that result from chronic disease.
Use the Resource Navigator feature to find community-based resources that can help you and family members cope with chronic illness.
The Health Matters at Work® Podcast Library provides direct links to a library of video and audio podcasts from the nation's leading health charities, making it easier for you to learn more about the health issues that are important to your and your family.
Chronic diseases and conditions can sap your stamina, force you to make changes in your lifestyle, affect your family and compromise your performance on the job. If you are a caregiver for someone suffering from a chronic illness, you may develop health problems as a result of stress and exhaustion.
Health Matters at Work® offers you Web-based resources to learn about, prevent, and live more successfully with chronic disease and chronic health conditions. Ask your employer to implement Health Matters at Work® in your workplace.
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