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Mar 1, 2010 3:11 PM by Carina Corral

Marian Medical offers class for those with chronic health issues

Local residents living with chronic health issues are invited to a workshop series at Marian Medical Center called "The Healthier Living: Your Life, Take Care."

The program helps those with long-term health conditions take control of their lives by covering topics such as:

*How to manage symptoms
*Appropriate exercise
*Ways to successfully deal with problems such as fatigue, pain and isolation *Effective communication with family, friends and health professionals
*Nutrition Depression management
*Appropriate use of medications

The series will specifically target numerous chronic diseases such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease, stroke, cancer, asthma, obesity, osteoporosis, fibromyalgia and arthritis.

The six- week class kicks off Wednesday, March 3.

Call Amy Hunt at (805) 739-3578 for registration details.


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