Chronic disease is more prevalent in American than you may think. The CDC defines it as those that limit daily activities or require ongoing medical attention, and last at least a year. When defined that way, it’s not surprising that six in 10 American adults have at least one chronic condition, and four out of 10 live with two or more.
If you are an employee with a chronic health condition, recognize that your symptoms may affect you at work. Disclosing your condition to your employers, while not required, may be beneficial for you or a loved one. The accompanying resource details more about this.