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Conditions and Treatments

The Military Health System conducts research and provides services for the treatment of exposures, injuries and diseases related to Military service and deployment. Here, learn about the different programs and initiatives offered to support the health of our force, its families, and veterans.

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Infectious Disease Screening

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8/3/2021
Infectious Disease Screening

TRICARE covers the following screenings and vaccinations as part of the annual Health Promotion and Disease Prevention exams: Blood Pressure Chlamydia and Gonorrhea Cholesetrol Diabetes Mellitus (Type II) Hepatitis B Hepatitis C Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Testing Immunizations Rubella Antibody Testing Syphilis Tuberculosis (TB)

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Medical encounters, by condition, U.S. Armed Forces 2016

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5/25/2017
Medical encounters, by condition, U.S. Armed Forces 2016

This infographic documents the three burden of disease related conditions that accounted for the most medical encounters among the active component of the U.S. Armed Forces in 2016.

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Diabetes Mellitus

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3/17/2017
Diabetes Mellitus

Diabetes Mellitus (DM) is a group of chronic metabolic conditions characterized by high blood glucose levels resulting from a decreased ability to produce and or use insulin. DM-related metabolic abnormalities are associated with damage to various organs and tissues. From 2008 - 2015, a total of 9,092 incident cases of DM were reported among active duty service members. This infographic provides details on the overall incidence rates of type 1 and 2 DM cases per 100,000 person-years. It also provides information about service members at higher risk of diabetes.

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Conditions and Treatments | Armed Forces Health Surveillance Division
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