Show-Me Better Health - Camden County

Date: 9/11/2013 - 10/23/2013
Time: 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM

Central Bank of Lake of the Ozarks


170 E. Highway 54
Camdenton, Missouri 65020
Contact: Lake Regional Education Resources
Phone: (573) 348-8222

Description

This free, evidence based program has been developed by Stanford University to educate participants on self management of their chronic diseases, such as:

  • Arthritis
  • Diabetes
  • Asthma and lung disease
  • Chronic pain
  • Heart disease
  • Stroke
  • Hepatitis
  • High blood pressure
  • Kidney disease
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Parkinson's disease
The six week program will be led by professionals trained under the Stanford University model. Topics covered include problem-solving, goal setting, physical activity, nutrition, communicating with health professionals, managing emotions, medications and stress reduction. Participants will set goals and action plans to accomplish them each week, and will meet to discuss, share ideas and support one another.
Participants meet the first week for orientation and an optional free health screening which will include a complete blood count, complete metabolic panel, body mass index and A1C (if history of blood glucose problems).
During second session, participants will recieve a free book and DVD. Refreshments will be provided each week.

Participants may bring one guest. Space is limited, and registration is required. To register, click here.