At Interim HealthCare of Newport News, Virginia, we care our patient's quality of life. We strive to help them understand their conditions. We teach them to take action to prevent complications and slow the progression of the disease, thus providing the individual with a sense of control over their condition. Home care for patients with chronic disease has also been shown to reduce hospitalization rates.
Our home care professionals are specially trained to help people suffering from COPD, CHF and Diabetes, we will work with you or your loved one to understand what causes their symptoms and to take actions that have been proven to improve the quality of life for others suffering from these chronic diseases.
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a group of lung diseases that worsen over time, especially in people who continue smoking - the leading cause of the disease. Emphysema and chronic bronchitis are the two main conditions that make up the group of illnesses, and COPD is a leading cause of death and illness worldwide.
Diabetes is a widespread disease that affects people of all ages, races and genders across the U.S. According to the American Diabetes Association, about 25.8 million Americans have diabetes, which makes up 8.3 percent of the country's population.
Coronary artery disease (C.A.D.), also called coronary heart disease, or simply, heart disease, is the No. 1 killer in America, affecting more than 13 million Americans. Interim HealthCare has experience in helping individuals and their families live with CAD.