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Chronic Illnesses - CompassionCare Hospice

A chronic illness is a human health condition or disease that is persistent or otherwise long-lasting in its effects or a disease that comes with time. The term chronic is usually applied when the course of the disease lasts for more than three months. Common chronic illnesses include arthritis, asthma, cancer, COPD, diabetes and viral… Read more »


March 22, 2016 – Diabetes Alert Day - CompassionCare Hospice

March 22, 2016 is American Diabetes Alert Day. The American Diabetes Alert Day is centered around awareness of type 2 diabetes risk and steps you can take to prevent the disease. This day is sort of a “wake-up call.” Type 2 diabetes is seen more in adults, though we are seeing more children develop this… Read more »


Diabetes - CompassionCare Hospice

Diabetic Testing

Diabetes is a group of diseases defined by the body’s inability to control levels of sugar in the blood. Usually, the body turns food into glucose (sugar) that can be used for energy. Individuals who have this disease either don’t make enough insulin – or don’t use it efficiently enough – for it to help… Read more »


February – American Heart Health Month - CompassionCare Hospice

Promoting Heart Health Month - CompassionCare Hospice of Las Vegas, Nevada

American Heart Month Offers Men And Women The Opportunity To Learn About Their Risk For Heart Disease Women Urged To Take Action Against Their No. 1 Killer on National Wear Red Day – Promote Heart Health All This Month In its ongoing effort to raise public awareness about heart disease, the American Heart Association reminds… Read more »


Heart Health - CompassionCare Hospice

Heart Health Month - CompassionCare Hospice of Las Vegas, Nevada. During Heart Health Month we aspire to educate the public about the risks of heart disease.

Did You Know That Heart Disease Is The Leading Cause Of Death In The U.S. Did you know that heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States? Your heart health is very important. When people talk about heart disease, they are usually talking about coronary heart… Read more »