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Choctaw Nation Diabetes Wellness Center “Happy Heart” Cardiovascular Disease Risk Reduction Project Program information Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma *The clinical measures listed on these documents were used by the programs over the past 10 years and were current at their time of use. However, these example documents are not intended to serve as current clinical guidelines. Programs using these documents will need to ensure the clinical measures are current for their intended use.
The Facts Every 33 seconds cardiovascular disease will claim someone’s life. It results in more deaths than all forms of cancer combined. Each year, about 1.1 million people in the United States have heart attacks, and almost half of them die.
Known as a silent killer because it often has no warning signs until a stroke or heart attack ensues.
Heart Attack is the leading cause of death in both men and women in the United States today.
People who have type 2 diabetes have a four times greater chance of dying of a cardiovascular event, such as heart attack or stroke.
“Happy Heart”, CVD Grant Awarded through a competitive grant process 30 Grantees acrosstheUnitedStates 5 yeargrant beginning October, 2004 – September, 2009 Extended anadditional year,2010 We will apply for2additional years this summer.
Who Can Participate Native Americans/Alaska Natives Diagnosis to Type 2 Diabetes Age 18 and older Exclusion Criteria: Pregnancy Active alcohol or substance abuse by provider judgment End Stage Renal Disease on Dialysis Any other significant medical conditions or circumstances that may adversely affect participation
Ways to Reduce the Risk of CVD Stop Smoking Keep Blood Pressure Within Normal Range Maintain Blood Glucose Levels Within Normal Range Keep Cholesterol Levels Within Range Exercise Daily (at least 30 minutes) Adhere to Low Sodium/Low Fat Diet
Target Ranges –Blood Pressure Below 130/80 –LDL Cholesterol (Bad) Below 100 – HDL Cholesterol (Good) Men40 or greater Women 45 or greater –Triglycerides Less than 150 –A1C Less than 7%
Participant Benefits Monthly case management visits until target ranges are reached, then visits will be quarterly. Nurse Case Managers assist with management of care, setting goals and are available to answer participant questions in person or by telephone. Physical Activity Leader (PAL) to assist with developing and maintaining a personal exercise plan. Consultation with a Registered Dietician and assistance with personal meal planning. Group and individual diabetes and cardiovascular disease education classes. Laboratory test performed regularly. Family participation is encouraged through community events.