A medical disorder whereby the body is infected with one disorder or the other and where the conditions are mostly chronic in nature is referred to as chronic illness. The nature of the disorder is so chronic that mostly it is not curable or it takes a huge amount of medical assistance to get cured. Speaking in medical terms, any disease that lasts longer than 3 months can be termed as a chronic illness case. Chronic illness includes diseases like diabetes, heart disease, arthritis, kidney disease, HIV/AIDS, and other such.
HOW IS CHRONIC ILLNESS DIAGNOSED?
Chronic disease is responsible for 60% of all deaths worldwide.