Millions of us suffer from chronic illnesses, from asthma and diabetes to fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome. Chronic illnesses are persistent and long lasting. Our experts—including those with chronic conditions—offer tips, treatments and advice to ease the burden.
'We just want to help each other through this. ...A lot of people can't get that long of a life with each other.'
Panel of experts says illness is 'legitimate' and suggests new name
Patient with diabetes shares her story and a few suggestions for living life without limits.
Study authors say inflammation or a lack of oxygen among possible reasons.
Hyper-arousal of true insomniacs could be the cause of the chronic condition.
Even slightly higher levels took their toll, researchers note.
Class of drugs interferes with a key brain chemical, but study can't prove cause-and-effect.
Bariatric surgery drastically cuts risk of developing type 2 diabetes, study finds.
Learn what’s new, what’s coming up and why so many of us should still get tested.
Researchers find patients who have surgery are half as likely to die a decade after procedure.