Self-Management Education

Self-Management Education programs are designed to empower and improve your quality of life. Access the topics for a description of the programs we manage in partnership with state and national organizations, then when you are ready find one near you.

  1. Chronic Disease Self-Management Program
  2. Diabetes Self-Management Education & Support
  3. EnhanceFitness
  4. National Diabetes Prevention Program
  5. Stepping On (Fall Prevention)
  6. Tomando Control de su Salud
  7. Walk with Ease

Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (CDSMP)

CDSMP is an interactive, evidence-based program developed for people with different chronic health problems. Workshops cover many subjects including:

  • Techniques to deal with problems such as frustration, fatigue, pain and isolation
  • Exercise for maintaining and improving strength, flexibility and endurance
  • Appropriate use of medications
  • Communicating better with family, friends and health professionals
  • Nutrition
  • Decision making
  • How to evaluate new treatments

Participants will attend a 2.5-hour workshop once a week for 6 weeks; learn more about CDSMP on the Self Manage KS website.