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
Come take part in fun, guided exercises such as Yoga and Zumba. Trained exercise professionals and AAHP staff will get you MOVING from the comfort of your own home. You'll also learn how fitness can prevent, manage, and reverse your risk for chronic diseases.

Register here.
INSTRUCTORS:
Ikenna Myers, MD, MPH, CDE 
Beri Kari-Fonge, MSN Ed., RN
AAHP Staff and Collaborators

Wednesdays

MENTAL HEALTH, ORAL HEALTH, AND FIVE MEDICINE, 6:00PM - 7:15PM
This July will focus on disciplines of health that garner less attention and/or have an indirect impact on chronic diseases. Join us for discussions on mental health with a psychiatrist, and oral health with a dentist. We will also learn about the importance of overall health and access from the organization Five Medicine.

Register here.
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!

Register here.
INSTRUCTORS:
Ikenna Myers, MD, MPH, CDE
Robina Barlow, Food for Life Instructor
AAHP Staff and Collaborators

Thursday evenings

GARDENING AND NUTRITION
6:00PM - 7:15PM
How about some “Garden to Table” food to fill your plate? Please join us to learn about growing your own food to cooking your own food and everything in between. Learn what nutrients are in different fruits, vegetables, and spices and how they improve your health.

Register here.
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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