Chapter 3: Starting self-management

Chapter 3: Starting self-management

I’ve had breathing problems for around about fifty years and it’s only in the last four or five years that my breathing has got really bad. And, I’ve been to specialists and they’ve come up with that I have COPD which is chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. …Mandy and Righty. But you won’t remember that will […]

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Living Well: Chronic Disease Self-Management Program

Living Well: Chronic Disease Self-Management Program

As a lay leader, I have had a lot of takeaway value from the classes I facilitated. I chose to participate in the program because our church was beginning a health and wellness ministry, and we thought that participating in this would be very beneficial for our congregation and the community at large. So I […]

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Self-Management Education: Managing Chronic Conditions Beyond Medications

Self-Management Education: Managing Chronic Conditions Beyond Medications

(upbeat music) – A self management education program is a program designed to help people who live with chronic diseases, learn some coping strategies to help with some of the day to day management of living with a chronic disease. A regular doctor’s visit really is spent most of the time on talking about medications […]

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