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Cancer

Diabetes

Heart Disease / Stroke

Working Together to Fight and Prevent Chronic Disease

The Kane County Chronic Disease Action Team is dedicated to managing and preventing the onset of chronic disease in Kane County community members of all ages. The action team formed in response to findings from the 2016 Community Health Assessment and Improvement Plan.

Resources

Calendar of Events

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Stories

I had my 5 minutes of emotion, and then I moved forward.
Visit Cancer Page
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Had no idea that he had high blood pressure
Visit Heart Disease/Stroke Page
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I cannot believe how much this program helped me.
Visit Diabetes Page
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Fight Back with Healthy Living

Focusing on these six pillars can help in creating a solid foundation for healthy living:

  • Eating Right
  • Weight Management
  • Physical Activity
  • Sleep & Fatigue
  • Alcohol
  • Emotional Stability

Check out the recommendations on the Healthy Living webpage to start achieving your goals for improving your health.

Start Living Healthy

Kane County Chronic Disease Stats

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4.4%
Heart Disease (Heart Attack, Angina, Coronary Artery Disease)
1.8%
Stroke
10.2%
Adults with Diabetes
6.6%
Adults with Cancer

Statistics on this page come from www.kanehealthcounts.org.  The Kane Health Counts website tracks many health and health-related indicators and compares these indicators against state averages and target goals. Understanding how Kane County is comparing and trending within each of these indicators allows for the identification of priority issues and the development of goals to improve the overall health of Kane County residents.

Action Team

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The following organizations are members of the Chronic Disease Action Team