Chronic Disease Self-Management Education (CDSME) (NY)

Working to improve health outcomes and reduce issues of health disparities among people with diabetes.

IPRO is one of a select group of thirteen Quality Innovation Networks – Quality Improvement Organizations working under the direction of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to promote a diabetes self-management program for underserved disparate population of Medicare beneficiaries living with diabetes.

Self-Management Programs provide you the tools to help you self-manage your chronic condition in a fun and interactive way.  All of our programs are available in English or Spanish.

To request programs in other languages, please contact jhidalgo@ipro.us or call our toll-free helpline at 1-800-671-1841 to further assist you.

Choose the IPRO self-management program you would like to learn more about:

  1. Diabetes Self-Management Program (DSMP)
  2. Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (CDSMP)

 

1. Diabetes Self-Management Program (DSMP)

WHAT: Diabetes Self-Management Program (DSMP) - Developed by the Patient and Research Education Center at Stanford University. An evidenced based diabetes self-management program used world-wide to help patients manage and cope with their diabetes.
DSMP participants learn:

  1. Techniques to deal with the symptoms of diabetes, fatigue, pain, hyper/hypoglycemia, stress, and emotional problems such as depression, anger, fear and frustration
  2. Appropriate exercise for maintaining and improving strength and endurance
  3. Healthy eating
  4. Appropriate use of medication; and
  5. Working more effectively with health care providers.
  6. Make weekly action plans, share experiences, and help each other solve problems they encounter in creating and carrying out their self-management program.

Learn more about the program and published studies here.

WHERE: DSMP workshops are offered statewide in community settings such as senior centers, Faith Based Organizations, Community Based Organizations, recreational centers, clinics, Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs), Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC’s), Naturally Occurring Retirement Communities (NORC’s), clinics, hospitals and many more.

Workshops are offered 2½ hours once a week for six weeks (1 session per week), in community settings such as churches, community centers, libraries, hospitals and senior centers among others.

If you represent an organization and are interested in offering DSMP, please send a request to jhidalgo@ipro.us or call our toll-free helpline at 1-800-671-1841 to further assist you.

HOW: People with diabetes attend the workshop in groups of 12-16. Workshops are facilitated from a highly detailed manual by two trained Leaders, one or both of whom are peer leaders with diabetes themselves.

Each participant in the workshop who completes 4 out of 6 sessions receives:

  • a copy of the companion book, Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions, 4th Edition
  • an eco-friendly tote bag
  • Monofilaments (to check your feet at home)
  • Water Bottle
  • Educational Materials
  • Glucose Monitoring Registry
  • Certificate of Achievement

You can register to our workshops by calling our toll-free helpline 1-800-671-1841

2. Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (CDSMP)

WHAT: Chronic Disease Self-Management (CDSMP) - Developed by the Patient and Research Education Center at Stanford University. An evidenced based chronic disease self-management program used world-wide to help patients manage and cope with chronic conditions.

CDSMP participants learn:

  1. Techniques to deal with problems such as frustration, fatigue, pain and isolation
  2. Appropriate exercise for maintaining and improving strength, flexibility, and endurance
  3. Appropriate use of medications
  4. Communicating effectively with family, friends, and health professionals
  5. Nutrition
  6. Decision making
  7. How to evaluate new treatments
  8. Make weekly action plans, share experiences, and help each other solve problems they encounter in creating and carrying out their self-management program.

Learn more about the program and published studies here.

WHERE: CDSMP workshops are offered statewide in community settings such as senior centers, Faith Based Organizations, Community Based Organizations, recreational centers, clinics, Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs), Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC’s), Naturally Occurring Retirement Communities (NORC’s), clinics, hospitals and many more.

Workshops are offered 2½ hours once a week for six weeks (1 session per week), in community settings such as churches, community centers, libraries, hospitals and senior centers among others.

If you represent an organization and are interested in offering CDSMP, please send a request to jhidalgo@ipro.us or call our toll-free helpline at 1-800-671-1841 to further assist you.

HOW: People with different chronic health problems attend together. Workshops are facilitated by two trained leaders, one or both of whom are non-health professionals with chronic diseases themselves.

Each participant in the workshop who completes 4 out of 6 sessions receives:

    • A copy of the companion book, Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions, 4th Edition
    • An echo-friendly tote bag
    • Monofilaments (to check your feet at home)
    • Water Bottle
    • Educational Materials
    • Glucose Monitoring Registry
    • Certificate of Achievement

You can register to our workshops by calling our toll-free helpline 1-800-671-1841

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