Managing Chronic Conditions During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Take Control of Your Health by Identifying and Self-Monitoring Chronic Conditions During COVID

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, adults with underlying conditions such as heart failure, coronary artery disease, hypertension, or type 1 or type 2 diabetes are at a much higher risk of getting extremely sick from COVID-19. The COVID-19 pandemic has shown the importance of being healthy and managing chronic conditions such as high blood pressure and diabetes. Self-monitoring at home is a key step.

This lesson provides guidance for people who:

  • May be at risk for high blood pressure.
  • Have high blood pressure.
  • Have concerns about the COVID-19 vaccine.
  • May be at risk for type 1 or type 2 diabetes.
  • Have type 1 or type 2 diabetes.
  • Have concerns about returning to their doctors’ office for visits.

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Amgen proudly supports the American Heart Association’s Empowered to Serve Initiative.