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Chronic Disease


Chronic disease, or a disease that lasts over a long time, can be influenced and managed by lifestyle choices such as eating patterns, physical activity, and behaviors such as not smoking, and getting appropriate medical care. 

Look below to learn more about the diseases that the Chronic Disease Control and Prevention Division works on throughout Boston communities.







​Diabetes
​Cardiovascular Disease
​Overweight/Obesity
​Blood Pressure/
Hypertention
​In Boston, over 8% of adults have been diagnosed with diabetes
​One of the leading causes of death in Boston and includes conditions like coronary artery disease, arrhythmia, and heart failure
​Weight is a risk factor for certain
health conditions
and chronic diseases

This condition can
be prevented and controlled by healthy lifestyle changes 



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