Chronic illness undoubtedly affects someone you know. As we age, our bodies become more susceptible to hard-to-fight illnesses like heart disease, cancer, and diabetes. With the average life expectancy at just over 79, it’s no wonder these diseases cause the majority of fatalities.
Master of Science in Nursing has created an infographic entitled, “Sick! Epidemic of Chronic Disease,” detailing the chronic diseases affecting society today, along with the risks and causes of such diseases.