Multiple Chronic Conditions Blog

Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion

Sunday, 14 May 2017 13:15 / by Dr Kim Kuebler

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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Dr Kim Kuebler

Dr Kim Kuebler

Dr. Kim Kuebler DNP, APRN, ANP-BC, FAAN, Founder and Director Multiple Chronic Conditions Resource Center, CEO Advanced Disease Concepts, LLC., Award winning author of 8 textbooks on chronic conditions and palliative care. Multiple appointments to Federal and state initiatives on pain, chronic conditions and palliative care. Clinician, educator, researcher and patient advocate.