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Carol was struggling with high cholesterol, low energy, and stubborn weight gain due to heart disease. But after taking our workshop, her cholesterol dropped 71 points and she lost weight.

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Alumni Community Connects Self-Management Grads

We're offering an online community for graduates of programs such as the Chronic Disease Self-Management Program; Better Choices, Better Health®; Arthritis Self-Management Program; or Diabetes Self-Management Program to help individuals get supportto better manage their conditions.

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CDSME and Falls Prevention National Resource Centers Meeting

Making Our Vision a Reality

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Chronic Disease Self-Management Program: Summary of National and State Translational Research Findings

This document provides a summary of state and national translational research studies that demonstrate the health benefits of CDSMP. The studies show that participation in a CDSMP workshop can positively influence the Institute of Healthcare Improvement’s “Triple Aim” of better health, better care, and lower cost.

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Senior Centers: An Rx for Healthy Aging

America’s Health Rankings® has released its 2013 Senior Report, showing which states are healthiest for seniors. The report includes NCOA's call for a greater investment in senior centers to promote health.


Diabetes Prevention at Your Local YMCA

NCOA is partnering with the YMCA to promote a program that helps those at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes to adopt and maintain healthy lifestyles.

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