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Tomando Control de su Salud

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Workshop Type:
Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (CDSMP)
Workshop Date:
April 2, 2019 - May 7, 2019
Workshop Time:
09:30 am - 12:00 pm
San Diego
200 North Ash Street Suite 100

Join us for this free 6-week workshop!

Tuesdays April 2 - May 7. 2019 from 9:30am - 12:00pm at EMASS

Address: 200North Ash Street Suite 100 Escondido, CA 92027

Please note: this workshop is taught in Spanish

About the workshop: An Evidence-Based self-management program originally developed at Stanford University, now managed by the Self-Management Resource Center this program designed for people with chronic conditions as well as their family members and caregivers.  Chronic conditions may include but are not limited to arthritis, depression, heart disease, diabetes, COPD, etc. This program has been proven to achieve positive health outcomes and reduced health care expenditures. The program consists of a workshop that meets once a week for 2 ½ hours per week for six weeks, led by two trained peer educators, who may also have a chronic condition.

Topics include:

• Techniques to deal with problems such as frustration, fatigue, pain and isolation

• Appropriate exercise for maintaining and improving strength, flexibility, and endurance

• Appropriate use of medications

• Communicating effectively with family, friends, and health professionals

• Nutrition

• Decision making

• How to evaluate new treatments

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Tomando Control de su Salud


Workshop Contact:

Robert Ramirez
County of San Diego Health and Human Services Agency - Aging & Independence Services
(858) 495-5500

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