///Chronic Disease Self Management
Chronic Disease Self Management 2017-03-28T15:42:03+00:00

Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (CDSMP) is a six week program that meets once a week for two hours. It is for anyone over the age of 18 that has a chronic condition and wants to take charge of their ongoing health problems and get relief from their pain, fatigue, and other symptoms. This program is for individuals with conditions such as: heart disease, arthritis, diabetes, asthma, chronic pain, high blood pressure, depression, anxiety or other health concerns.

Participants learn to:

  • Find better ways of dealing with pain and fatigue
  • Discover easy exercises to help improve or maintain strength and energy
  • Learn the appropriate use of medication
  • Improve nutrition
  • Talk effectively with family, friends and health professionals
  • Understand new treatment choices
  • Feel better about life

For more information on this program, visit patienteducation.stanford.edu/programs/cdsmp

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The following Active Aging Program Administrator in your area will be happy to speak with you

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Mary Cassem
Mary CassemActive Aging Program Administrator Blue Earth, Brown, Nicollet, and Watonwan Counties
Sue Degallier
Sue DegallierActive Aging Program Administrator Houston, Winona, Wabasha, Olmsted, and Goodhue Counties
Michael Maas
Michael MaasActive Aging Program Administrator Steele, Rice, Dodge, Mower, and Fillmore Counties
Loretta Schlaak
Loretta SchlaakActive Aging Program Administrator LeSueur and Waseca Counties
Mariah Mariano
Mariah MarianoWellness Program Coordinator