Chronic diseases are responsible for 7 of 10 deaths each year, and treating people with chronic diseases accounts for 86% of our nation’s health care costs. Find out how CDC’s chronic disease prevention system brings together data, health care systems, and communities to support healthy choices and reduce risk behaviors for all Americans.
Closing the gap in chronic diseases and death rates.
Helping Americans protect themselves from the most common cancer.
Promoting lifestyle changes to prevent or delay type 2 diabetes.
Funding quitlines and other resources to help smokers quit.
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- Page last updated: May 22, 2017
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