Due to medical advances, people are living longer and better over the years. Acute diseases have a rapid onset with a short duration. While chronic diseases are conditions that require a lifetime of treatment. With proper medical care and evaluation, patients can live longer and healthier. Patients with chronic diseases, such as diabetes, high blood pressure, lupus, multiple sclerosis and sleep apnea require special care and attention. Patients must learn to understand their condition to live successfully with it. Through early diagnosing patients are able to prevent morbidities and co-morbidities with proper management, with medication, health practice and lifestyle changes. Together, patients will live longer, healthier, have better quality of life and ultimately have less health care costs.