Management of chronic conditions
A chronic condition is an illness that lasts a long time - 6 months or more. Learn to manage a chronic condition, including types of support that are available.
How to prepare your home if you have a chronic disease or serious illness
Information about home modifications, medical equipment at home, telephone services, emergency call systems and sources of funding.
How to live with arthritis
There are many home care and lifestyle aids designed to help reduce the pain associated with your arthritis. Find out about managing arthritis.
Trusted information on arthritis prevention including chronic disease risk factors, weight, exercise, alcohol, smoking, and links to trusted resources
Multiple sclerosis (MS)
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic disease that affects the central nervous system. Learn about the types of MS and how the symptoms can be managed.
There are a number of different types of cancer. Find out about symptoms, treatment and how cancer can change the body.
Find out your risk of heart disease, diabetes and kidney disease with this quick test
Healthdirect Australia, with the George Institute, has developed a free online risk calculator to help prevent heart disease, kidney disease and diabetes.
Information on how to diagnose osteoarthritis and links to trusted resources.
Heart and cardiovascular conditions
Learn more about the conditions that affect your heart and cardiovascular system, such as high blood pressure, angina and heart disease.
Find out if you're at risk of heart disease, kidney disease or diabetes in just a few minutes using the healthdirect Risk Checker.