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For Providers

Connecting your client or patient with prediabetes, diabetes, or other chronic conditions to the self-management classes near them assists your practice and your patient.

Patient centered medical home transformation requires documented self-management goals and connections to community resources. Referrals to community programs can help meet that requirement

Your patient receives support from an evidence-based curriculum geared toward building self-efficacy, problem solving, and self-management skills.
Your practice receives support in connecting to community-based organizations, a powerful educational curriculum that will support medical interventions.

As a result, your patients understand the importance of setting and achieving self-management goals as a part of their total care plan. The programs offered include:

Diabetes Prevention Program

A year-long program for people with elevated blood sugar, but not at the level of diabetes. The goal is to prevent the onset of type 2 diabetes by increasing physical activity and losing 5-7% of body weight.

Diabetes Self-Management Education (DSME)

A 10-hour program appropriate for people newly diagnosed with diabetes. Providers are ADA certified or AADE accredited. Classes are taught by Certified Diabetes Educators. The overall objectives of DSME are to support informed decision making, self-care behaviors, problem solving, and active collaboration with the health care team and to improve clinical outcomes, health status, and quality of life

Stanford Developed Self-Management Programs - Living Well

A 6-week program appropriate for people with any type of chronic condition. Workshops are taught by peer leaders using highly scripted materials. Stanford University has 20 years of evidence documenting the efficacy of the programs. Classes include:

Living Well - Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (CDSMP)

For people with any type of chronic condition

Living well with Diabetes - Diabetes Self-Management Program (DSMP)

For people with type 2 diabetes

Programa de Manejo Personal de la Diabetes

A Spanish language version of Living Well with Diabetes

Chronic Pain Self-Management Program (CPSMP)

For people with chronic pain

Cancer: Thriving and Surviving

For cancer survivors finishing treatment

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