Chronic diseases are conditions that last one year or more, require ongoing medical attention, and limit daily activities. These include conditions like autoimmune disease, brain disease, heart disease, cancer, and diabetes.
of Canadians are likely to be affected by at least one chronic disease or major illness
of people living with a chronic illness will also suffer from depression
of Canadians report 2+ chronic diseases
report 3+ chronic diseases
Get ahead of chronic conditions by building relationships with your health care professionals, including your local pharmacist. Make an investment in yourself and your family by staying active, eating healthily, and thinking proactively about chronic conditions.
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