This six-week program, held for 2½ hours each week, is designed for those with a chronic disease like asthma, arthritis, congestive heart failure, diabetes, high blood pressure or heart disease.
Developed and evaluated by Stanford University, this program focuses on all chronic conditions rather than a specific disease.
You will develop the skills and confidence needed to coordinate all aspects of managing your health, as well as learn how to maintain an active and fulfilling life. Some of the topics covered include:
- Frustration, fatigue, pain and isolation
- Appropriate exercise including strength, flexibility and cardiovascular endurance
- Appropriate use of medications
- Healthy eating
- Goal-setting and problem-solving
To register or for more information contact the Health Education Department at 602.861.7260 or CMGHealthEducation@cigna.com
Health Care Centers offering the Chronic Disease Self-Management Program
13041 N. Del Webb Blvd.
SE corner of Thunderbird & Del Webb Blvd., north of Grand
16635 N. 43rd Ave.
1 block south of Bell, east side of 43rd Ave
755 E. McDowell Rd.
7th St. & McDowell
3805 E. Bell Rd., Ste. 2100
SE corner of 38th St. & Bell
1920 E. Baseline Rd.
North side of Baseline, between McClintock & Price
6811 E. Superstition Springs Blvd
SE corner of Power & Superstition Springs Blvd., south of US 60
Chronic lung disease is a group of conditions with similar characteristics. The conditions and symptoms often are treated in similar ways. Knowing more about your condition can help you improve your quality of life and help you feel better.
In the guide, Chronic Lung Disease Daily Management Plan, you will learn about your medications, the importance of diet and the symptoms that require immediate medical attention.
Please keep these documents and your medication list someplace where you and your family can easily access them.