Common Diagnoses

This list briefly describes a myriad of common diagnoses that you may need to learn about for yourself or a loved one. StarLight CareGivers does not provide medical care, but we do focus on aiding the client and supporting third-party medical staff. We recommend that you get educated with more detail on these issues by reading from the renowned Mayo Clinic Website by clicking the link after each description.

Alzheimer's Disease

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)

Arrhythmia of the Heart

Arthritis

Atrial Fibrillation

Autism

Bedsores (pressure ulcers)

Bipolar Disorder (Manic-depressive illness)

Cancer

Cataracts

Cholesterol

Chronic Kidney Failure

COPD, or Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Diabetes

Fibromyalgia

Glaucoma

Heart Disease

Hepatitis

HIV/AIDS

Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)

Hyperthyroidism (overactive thyroid)

Hypothyroidism (underactive thyroid)

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

Incontinence, Urinary

Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)

Kidney Failure, Chronic

Leukemia

Liver Failure, Acute

Liver Spots (Age Spots)

Lupus

Lymphoma, Hodgkin's (Hodgkin's disease)

Lymphoma, Non-Hodgkin's

Macular Degeneration, Dry

Melanoma, Skin Cancer

Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Osteoarthritis

Osteoporosis

Pancreatic Cancer

Parkinson's Disease

Periodontitis

Pneumonia

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Staph Infections

Stroke

Thrush, Oral

Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)

Tuberculosis (TB)

Ulcerative Colitis

Vascular Dementia

Vertigo

Wrinkles