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336 trusted resources for chronic conditions

  1. Chronic conditions and oral health

    Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW)

    This report provides information on the impact of oral conditions on people with a chronic condition including asthma, cancer, heart disease, diabetes, arthritis, stroke, kidney disease, high blood pressure and depression.

  2. Other chronic conditions

    Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet

    Chronic diseases among Indigenous Australians. Guidelines, health promotion resources, journal articles, reports and publications, theses, bibliography and organisations.

  3. Living with chronic conditions & pain

    Department of Veterans' Affairs

    Chronic conditions can be accompanied by ongoing pain and tiredness that can lead to frustration and sometimes depression. Some people slow down or stop doing their routine tasks or activities, which in turn may lead to further disability.

  4. Managing chronic conditions - NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service

    Multicultural Health Communication Service

    Fact sheet explaining how managing chronic conditions can reduce the risk of injury and falls.

  5. Vitamin D for the treatment of chronic painful conditions in adults

    Australasian Cochrane Centre

    Vitamin D has a variety of roles in the body. It is made in the skin through the action of sunlight and can also be obtained from food. A lack of vitamin D has been implicated in a number of diseases, including chronic painful conditions. Additionally, ...

  6. Improving outcomes for people with multiple chronic conditions

    Australasian Cochrane Centre

    Many people with chronic disease have more than one chronic condition, which is referred to as multimorbidity. This review aimed to identify and summarise the existing information about the effectiveness of any healthcare programmes or interventions to ...

  7. Self-management education programmes led by lay leaders for people with chronic health conditions

    Australasian Cochrane Centre

    Self-management education programmes led by lay leaders (rather than health professionals such as doctors or nurses) are becoming common as a way of trying to promote self care for people with chronic conditions. We assessed systematically the effects o...

  8. Prevention, treatment and self-management of musculoskeletal conditions

    Department of Health

    Musculoskeletal conditions are generally chronic and there is no known cure. Health expenditure attributable to arthritis is substantial.

  9. Comorbidity of mental disorders and physical conditions 2007

    Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW)

    This report investigates the prevalence of mental illness in association with common chronic diseases and shows that in 2007: 12% of Australians aged 16-85 had a mental disorder and a physical condition at the same time

  10. Chronic diseases and associated risk factors in Australia 2001

    Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW)

    Chronic Diseases and Associated Risk Factors in Australia, 2001, provides statistical overviews of a number of long-lasting conditions, disorders and illnesses that compromise the quality of life of a large number of Australians.