Chronic Disease Self-Management Program Fact Sheet
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Chronic Disease Self-Management Program Fact Sheet

October 21, 2011

The Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (CDSMP) is a low-cost program that helps individuals with chronic conditions learn how to manage and improve their own health, while reducing health care costs. The program focuses on problems that are common to individuals suffering from any chronic condition, such as pain management, nutrition, exercise, medication use, emotions, and communicating with doctors. 

Download the fact sheet to learn more about chronic disease and CDSMP.



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