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1 An Overview For The Health Care Professional Resources You Can Use

2 Highlight Free Programs And Services Provide Contact Information For Program Services Bureau of Chronic Disease Prevention and Education

3 Let’s Get Started!

4 Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention Program

5 Fact Sheets, Brochures, Magnets, Pins, and Other Fun Materials

6 A Clearinghouse of Information Mass mailings annually (February) to CHDs Requests for resources can be made at anytime Many items available in Spanish

7 Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention Program Vivian Smith 850-245-4330

8 Arthritis Prevention

9 Evidence-Based Self-Management Programs 1) Spanish Chronic Disease Self-Management Program Tomando Control de su Salud 2) Spanish Arthritis Curson de Manejo Personal de la Artritis Programs are licensed and tested by the Stanford University Patient Education Research Center

10 Adults 18 and over with chronic diseases (including: arthritis, diabetes, heart disease, and cancer.) Taught by 2 trained leaders, professionals, or lay leaders who have a chronic disease themselves Classes in community locations Run for 2.5 hrs once weekly Classes are grouped by disease Highly interactive to facilitate learning About the classes…

11 Techniques to deal with fatigue, pain, & isolation Appropriate exercise Appropriate use of medication Effective communication with family, friends, and health professionals Nutrition Subjects Covered

12 Benefits Improvements in: Exercise ability Cognitive Function General Health Decreases in fatigue and disability Increased Social Activity Fewer Hospitals and Outpatient Visits These results have been proven to last at least 3 years!

13 Program Availability These programs are currently available in both the Orlando and Tampa areas. If you are interested in implementing one of these programs in your community contact the Florida Department of Health, Arthritis Prevention and Education Program.

14 Arthritis Prevention and Education Program (850) 245-4330 866-281-9598

15 Breast and Cervical Cancer Prevention Once A Year...For Peace of Mind

16 Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program Once A Year...For Peace of Mind Services Provided Mammograms Clinical breast exams Pap smears For low-income, uninsured women between the ages of 50 and 64. Treatment for eligible women may be paid by Medicaid

17 67 counties All 67 counties may access the FBCCEDP through the 16 lead sites that implement the program: Once A Year...For Peace of Mind Brevard Broward Duval Escambia Gadsden Hillsborough Jackson Leon Manatee Miami-Dade Osceola Pasco Pinellas Putnam Seminole Volusia

18 Once A Year...For Peace of Mind How to reach the FBCCEDP Call (800) 451-2229 to locate site nearest you

19 Breast and Cervical Cancer Prevention and Education Program Mary Bowers 850-245-4330 Once A Year...For Peace of Mind

20 Diabetes Prevention and Education

21 Healthy Hispanic Foods Resource Kit Traditional Hispanic Recipes Colombia Cuba Mexico Puerto Rico

22 Chosen and Evaluated Recipes Revised to: Reduce sodium Reduce Saturated fat Reduce Sugar Reduce Cholesterol

23 Chronic Disease Resources Online Provider Education Modules Free CME/CEs designed for professionals with limited "down" time! Tailored for Florida healthcare providers, course curricula address topics vital to the prevention, treatment and control of Cancer Diabetes Heart Disease and Stroke Obesity CURRENT MODULES CRASH: Cultural Competency Skills for Diabetes Care The Insulin Resistance Syndrome? No Longer Just For Adults! Obesity, Metabolic Syndrome, and Diabetes Prevention in Adults Pre-Hypertension: Diagnosis and Recommendations Cholesterol Control Using ATPIII Guidelines Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes 2006 Hypertension ~ Where Are We Now? SOON TO COME!! Addressing Psychosocial Aspects of Diabetes Adult Survivors of Pediatric Cancer Core Competencies in Diabetes Care: Educating Patients and Healthcare Providers Creating a Breastfeeding-Friendly Community Diabetes and Women's Health Across the Life Stages: A Public Health Perspective Diabetic Retinopathy End of Life/Palliative Care DOH Provides Scholarships! Visit dex.html for more information.

24 Materials Order Form is available at: Diabetes Prevention & Control Program 850-245-4444 x 2867

25 Obesity Prevention Programs

26 Resources Be Wise About Your Portion Size Give Me 5 a Day! Book 5 A Day the Florida Way Tool Kit These resources have Spanish Companions. You can find them at

27 Obesity Prevention Program (850) 245-4330

28 Coordinated School Health Program

29 Healthy Students Become Successful Learners! Collaborates with state agencies, community partners, and other stakeholders Builds infrastructure to support implementation of the CHSP model at the local level Provides training technical assistance, and resources Encourages school-site health promotion and wellness programs

30 CHSP Resource Center Library of K-12 health education materials Includes books, curriculum guides, VHS/DVD, CD-ROMs, kits, & models Anyone in Florida can check out materials No charge for materials and return postage is free Browse libraries at

31 Coordinated School Health Program Penny Detscher, DOE 866-312-6497 or Carol Vickers, DOH 850-245-4330

32 Epilepsy Prevention and Education Free Bike Helmet Distribution for Children All Children Eligible To date 32,749 helmets have been distributed For adults, there are many brochures and educational materials in Spanish.

33 Epilepsy Prevention and Education Regional Service Providers (9) Florida Department of Health (850)245-4330

34 Thank You! This presentation will be available at in 48 hours. Catherine Howard Florida Department of Health 850-245-4330

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