The classes present and discuss the following topics, providing
participants with strategies for a healthier lifestyle:
Refer your patients to Better Choices, Better Health. Give them the tools they need for healthier living.
Help Your Seniors Take Charge of Diabetes
Better Choices, Better Health-Dallas provides diabetes self-management classes for seniors with diabetes. This Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (CDSMP) was developed by Stanford University. The evidence-based curriculum has become the standard for diabetes education in 70 countries. Now, its available for your patients in Dallas County.
Better Choices, Better Health-Dallas® is part of The National Council on Aging Better Choices, Better Health®, and is the first community-based program in Texas accredited by the American Association of Diabetes Educators.
The seven-week, two- hour per week classes are offered to senior Medicare participants. A medical authorization form is required.
Classes, taught by trained lay leaders, provide seniors with diabetes self-
management strategies for healthier living. They empower participants to understand and take constructive steps to manage the chronic condition in a positive way and with proven results.