chronic disability

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It places a substantial burden on society not only due to the material costs of treatment of diabetes and its associated complications (most notably cardiovascular disease), but also due to the premature death, reduced productivity and quality of life, chronic disability, in addition to other intangible costs.
Stroke is one of the leading causes of mortality and the number one cause of chronic disability in the world.
As the disease is progressive and results in chronic disability, so early diagnosis and treatment can help relieve symptoms and slow the progression of disease, thereby reducing disability and improving the quality of life of the individual.
Stroke is a leading cause of death and the number one cause of chronic disability in the United States, yet treatment options are limited.
7 m new TBI cases per year in the US; 20-30% of which will have chronic disability associated with them.
In a minority of people, persistent low back pain causes chronic disability.
Modifying the way you use your body and strengthening the muscles that support your back can help ease discomfort, and prevent the progression to chronic disability.
Services that are more effective and more humane; treatments that help them avoid chronic disability and premature death; and support that gives them a life that is healthier and richer a life lived with dignity.
It is estimated that globally, 40 million people live with chronic disability following LF infection.
But chronic disability from lung cancer, musculoskeletal pain, neurologic conditions, diabetes, and mental health/substance-use disorders--in particular, opioid abuse--is growing rapidly (JAMA 2013 July 10 [doi: 10.
First, it protects the owners in their working years against the risk of a chronic disability.
Musculoskeletal diseases are the prime cause of short term disability and chronic disability in this generation.

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