Multiple Chronic Conditions Blog
Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
7 out of 10 Americans are dying from Chronic Conditions – accounting for 86% of U.S. health care spending
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) perform ongoing surveillance of chronic conditions to better understand and learn about the extent of health risk behaviors, preventive care practices, and the burden of chronic conditions in the U.S. The CDC evaluates and assesses the progress and implementation of prevention efforts. Data gleaned by the CDC's provides public health professionals and policy makers to make important and effective decisions for Americans.
The National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP), housed under the CDC supports initiatives to improve the nation's health through the prevention of chronic conditions and associated risk factors. NCCDPHP preforms extensive program activities used to support stakeholders at the national, state and community levels.
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Written by Dr Kim Kuebler
Dr. Kim Kuebler is the Medical Team Leader for Ortho Sport and Spine Physicians, Savannah, GA. She is an Adult Nurse Practitioner graduate from Emory University's School of Nursing and Doctor of Nursing Practice graduate from Vanderbilt University.