Self-Management

CDC National Diabetes Prevention Program
The CDC-led National Diabetes Prevention Program is an evidence-based lifestyle change program for preventing type 2 diabetes. As diabetes risk factors relate to hypertension, the National Diabetes Prevention Program teaches participants strategies for incorporating physical activity into daily life and eating healthy. Lifestyle coaches work with participants to identify emotions and situations that can sabotage their success, and the group process encourages participants to share strategies for dealing with challenging situations. 

Chronic Disease Self  Management
The Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (CDSMP) is designed to help people gain self-confidence in their ability to control their symptoms and how their health problems affect their lives. Small-group, highly interactive workshops are six weeks long, meeting once a week for 2 ½ hours, and are facilitated by a pair of leaders one or both of whom are non-health professionals with a chronic diseases themselves.
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How to Check your Blood Pressure –Washington State Department of Health
This how to guide offers step-by-step instructions on how to properly measure blood pressure with a digital blood pressure monitor. Also included is a tear-out wallet sized tracking card.

Interactive High Blood Pressure Guide
Find videos, quizzes, tracking and more with this interactive tool. Learn about risk factors, treatment and measurement of high blood pressure, along with helpful tips for daily living.