Chronic Disease Management Class

Let's talk about preventing, managing and reversing chronic conditions like diabetes, heart disease, obesity, cancer, Alzheimer's Disease, and dementia.

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AAHP's Chronic Disease Management Classes are now online!

AAHP’s Chronic Disease Management classes provide essential information about making the right lifestyle choices in order to improve health and prevent, manage, and reverse chronic disease.

Attendees can access classes online via Zoom. Classes include informal lectures, lively discussion, question and answer sessions. AAHP's nutritionist will also conduct cooking demonstrations of delicious and healthy dishes like fruit and vegetable smoothies, salads, and vegetarian chili. Attendees will also have the opportunity to review their health goals and progress (glucose, blood pressure, weight management, cholesterol).

SPECIAL FEATURES: Guest speakers, Games (Bingo, Scavenger Hunts, Jeopardy,  Cahoots, etc), Giveaways!

Please call (240) 777-1833 for more information or to register.

Tuesdays

HEALTH AND FITNESS
11:00AM - 12:00PM
Participate in guided exercises by trained exercise professionals and AAHP staff from the comfort of your own home aimed to get you moving. Learn how fitness help you maintain your physical and mental health and reduce your risk for obesity, cancer, Alzheimer's Disease, and other chronic diseases. 
INSTRUCTORS:
Ikenna Myers, MD, MPH, CDE 
Beri Kari-Fonge, MSN Ed., RN
AAHP Staff and Collaborators

Wednesdays

HYPERTENSION AND HEART DISEASE
6:00PM - 7:15PM
Learn how to manage your heart health and reduce your risk for high blood pressure (hypertension). Classes include instruction on meal planning, goal setting, and stress management, as well as medication review and more! Receive free diabetes and blood pressure management
tools such as glucose meters, blood pressure monitors, and supplies. 
INSTRUCTORS:
Ikenna Myers, MD, MPH, CDE
Lenore Coleman, PharmD
AAHP Staff and Collaborators

Thursday afternoons

HEALTH AND NUTRITION
1:00PM - 2:00PM
Making healthy eating choices and deciding on what diet is best can be overwhelming. This class will help you understand healthy eating choices are and how different foods can reduce or increase your risk of chronic conditions like obesity, diabetes, hypertensions, cancer, and Alzheimer's. Healthy cooking demonstrations included!
INSTRUCTORS:
Ikenna Myers, MD, MPH, CDE
Robina Barlow, Food for Life Instructor
AAHP Staff and Collaborators

Thursday evenings

CANCER/ALZHIEMER'S DISEASE/DEMENTIA
6:00PM - 7:15PM
Many people do not understand how lifestyle choices can help manage and prevent cancer and cognitive diseases like Alzheimer's Disease and dementia. This class explores that link with instruction on meal planning, goal setting, stress management, and more! Receive free diabetes and blood pressure management
tools such as glucose meters, blood pressure monitors, and supplies. 
INSTRUCTORS:
Ikenna Myers, MD, MPH, CDE
Lenore Coleman, PharmD
AAHP Staff and Collaborators

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CONTACT US

Ikenna Myers, MD, MPH, CDE
OFFICE HOURS: Mondays, 12:00pm - 3pm; Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 10:00am - 3:00pm
(240)685-1144
imyers@mcfarlandassociate.com
Lenore Coleman, PharmD
BY APPOINTMENT ONLY
1-800-788-0941
drcoleman@healingourvillage.org

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Rockville, MD 20852
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