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Chronic condition

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Tunstall in-house glossary

Any health-related illness that requires ongoing management over an extended period of time, usually longer than 3 months. e.g., diabetes, asthma, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Also known as a long-term condition.

Plain English definition
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A persistent or long-lasting illness or health condition that you live with, that cannot be cured but can usually be managed with medicines, treatments, care and support.

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