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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.

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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.

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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.

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Arthritis prevention

Trusted information on arthritis prevention including chronic disease risk factors, weight, exercise, alcohol, smoking, and links to trusted resources

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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.

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Cancer types

There are a number of different types of cancer. Find out about symptoms, treatment and how cancer can change the body.

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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.

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Osteoarthritis diagnosis

Information on how to diagnose osteoarthritis and links to trusted resources.

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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.

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Risk Checker

Find out if you're at risk of heart disease, kidney disease or diabetes in just a few minutes using the healthdirect Risk Checker.

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