Chronic illness rates are at an all-time high. Sixty percent of US adults have at least one chronic disease, which translates to around 200 million Americans with chronic illness. These conditions are considered chronic because they are long-lasting and require ongoing medical attention. However, th
75 percent of all deaths worldwide. This is the percentage of people projected to die from chronic illness by the end of 2020 (Source: WHO). This global health crisis affects the entire healthcare system, from individuals and their families to large health systems and health plans. Chronic diseases
Millions of Americans are affected by chronic disease. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), about 80 percent of all heart disease, stroke and type 2 diabetes diagnoses could be prevented if major health risk factors were eliminated. These risk factors include poor nutrition, lack of
According to the CDC, 6 in 10 U.S. adults have a chronic condition – and almost 70 percent of those patients have more than one chronic condition. While chronic disease treatment is widely discussed in the healthcare industry, multiple condition management – and how to effectively treat multiple
Health and wellness have always been important and now take on new meaning amid COVID-19. While most of us know intuitively what health means, we may not be as familiar with the term “health coach.” Which begs the question: what exactly is a health coach?
In 2019, the National Health Council issued a report stating that approximately 133 million Americans (or 40% of the population) are managing chronic disease. And in 2020, it was anticipated that this number would grow to an estimated 157 million Americans. As cases of chronic disease continue to
God bless the men and women of our healthcare system. Every day, they work at the top of their profession to intervene in our health condition… this measurement, that diagnosis, this pill, that treatment. But underlying every medical condition (especially chronic diseases) is the untapped medicine