Publication of the week – Helping patients with chronic conditions overcome barriers to self-care

The World Health Organization defines chronic conditions as those that require ongoing management over a period of years. Heart disease, diabetes, and asthma are considered chronic conditions. Conditions that result in disability, such as injuries and socioenvironmental conditions (limited food and healthcare resources, poverty) also fall into this category. Treating chronic conditions requires coordinated involvement among a wide range of providers and access to essential medications and monitoring systems.

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