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Chronic diseases

These are diseases that persist for a long time.

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chagas

Health care; Chronic diseases

Nicknamed the new AIDS of the Americas, chagas is a tropical disease caused by parasites transmitted to humans by blood-sucking insects. The insect, called kissing bug, bites people in order to ...

chronic disease

Health care; Chronic diseases

A chronic disease is a disease or other human health condition that is persistent or long-lasting in nature. The term chronic is usually applied when the course of the disease lasts for more than ...

type 1 diabetes mellitus

Health care; Chronic diseases

This is a form of diabetes mellitus that occurs as a result of the destruction of the beta cells of the islets of Langerhans in the pancreas which primarily produce insulin.

psoriasis

Health care; Chronic diseases

It is a common, chronic, relapsing/remitting, immune-mediated skin disease characterized by red, scaly patches, papules, and plaques, which usually itch.[

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