Tag archive for chronic disease

Childhood Asthma

Taking control of childhood asthma in South Texas

Throughout the past two decades asthma cases have steadily increased as a major pediatric health concern across the United States and Texas. According to the American Lung Association and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, asthma is one of the most common chronic disorders for children today.

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National Study of the Chronic Disease Self-Management Program meets Triple Aims and shows Potential for Expansion

A national study of the Chronic Disease Self-Management Program, led by Dr. Marcia Ory, recently completed a 12-month assessment documenting positive impacts on the triple aim health care goals at a national level.

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CDSMP Workshop

Dr. Ory leads National Evaluation of Chronic Disease Self-Management Classes

Dr. Marcia Ory leads National Evaluation of Chronic Disease Self-Management Classes.

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Bolin to serve on the “Transforming Texas” Leadership Team

Jane Bolin, B.S.N., J.D., Ph.D., professor at the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health, recently accepted an invitation to serve on the “Transforming Texas” initiative Leadership Team for the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS).

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Dr. Ory lead author on editorial on chronic-disease self-management for aging adults

Marcia G. Ory, Ph.D., M.P.H., Regents and Distinguished Professor in the Texas A&M Health Science Center (TAMHSC) School of Rural Public Health, was lead author for an editorial on chronic-disease self-management for aging adults.

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Ory to present on Nationwide Study of Chronic Disease Self-Management Programs

Regents and Distinguished Professor Marcia Ory, Ph.D. of the Texas A&M Health Science Center School (TAMHSC) School of Rural Public Health and others will present on a webinar for the National Council on Aging on the results of a Nationwide Study of Chronic Disease Self-Management Programs (CDSMP).

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Diabetes management made easy with CBHEC course

Diabetes management made easy with CBHEC course

When most new patients walk into a class at the Texas A&M Health Science Center (TAMHSC) Coastal Bend Health Education Center in Corpus Christi, they know little about diabetes other than the fact that they have it. The epidemic is more pronounced in South Texas, where rates climb higher than state averages and prompted the TAMHSC-Coastal Bend Health Education Center to focus on diabetes management, prevention and awareness.

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