8 costliest chronic diseases

Of the nation's $3.3 trillion in annual healthcare spending, 90 percent of it is spent on treating chronic illnesses, according to the CDC.

Here are eight of the costliest chronic diseases:

1. Heart disease and stroke

2. Cancer

3. Diabetes

4. Obesity

5. Arthritis

6. Alzheimer's disease

7. Epilepsy

8. Tooth decay

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