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Chronic conditions

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Handling everyday challenges

HealthMedia® Care® for Your Health teaches you to manage chronic conditions (such as allergies, asthma, back pain, COPD, diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, or HIV/AIDS) to improve your health. Learn how one woman managed macular degeneration with Care for Your Health (video).Kaiser Permanente is not responsible for the content or policies of external Internet sites.

The program helps you:

  • understand your role in managing your disease
  • manage medical, personal, and emotional issues
  • manage stress, depression, sleep, fatigue, and pain
  • improve relationships with your doctor
  • manage your medications
  • get necessary social support
  • make healthy lifestyle choices

Participants report these encouraging results:

  • 85 percent improved communication with doctors
  • 81 percent said their health improved
  • 91 percent gained a better understanding of their health*

Try HealthMedia® Care® for Your Health now.

Woman taking her blood pressureIf you aren't able to finish the program all at once you can save your spot, then pick up where you left off when you return.

Tried Care for Your Health and want to learn more about living with chronic conditions? Find information about coping with your condition, steps to reduce symptoms, where to find help, and more in our conditions and diseases section.

* Kaiser Permanente Program Outcomes, Wellness & Prevention, Inc.®, March 2013.

Reviewed by: Kate Christensen, MD, March 2013

© 2013 Kaiser Permanente

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