• Heart disease: 614,348

Hypertension

  •  Cancer: 591,699
  • Chronic lower respiratory diseases: 147,101

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Respiratory_tract#Lower_respiratory_tract

 

  • Stroke (cerebrovascular diseases): 133,103
  • Alzheimer’s disease: 93,541

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_neurological_conditions_and_disorders

  • Diabetes: 76,488
  • Influenza and pneumonia: 55,227
  • Nephritis, nephrotic syndrome, and nephrosis: 48,146 (inflammation of the kidneys.)
  • Chronic Liver Diseases
  • Septicemia

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/fastats/leading-causes-of-death.htm

http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/about/documents/factbook/2012/chapter4

https://books.google.com/books?id=YB87f8Q0cgcC&pg=PA18&lpg=PA18&dq=untreatable+chronic+diseases&source=bl&ots=xPXztFzWQ6&sig=D6GYhFtpxPEhaKJM14PzgAWD9XY&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjNhdnIyuHMAhUKExoKHYYyCLg4FBDoAQgiMAE#v=onepage&q=untreatable%20chronic%20diseases&f=false

http://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/47849/title/Opinion–Aging–Not-a-Disease/

http://cw39.com/2015/01/12/diseases-that-are-incurable-in-2015/

 

 

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