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New Workshops Energize People with Ongoing Health Conditions

For most of her life, Doris didn’t worry much about her health. Then at 67, she was diagnosed with diabetes and high blood pressure. She tried to follow her doctor’s advice to take her medications, exercise, and eat better. But often she was tired and even a little depressed. “I figured it was just part of getting older,” she recalls.

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Then a friend told Doris about the Living Well with Chronic Conditions workshop series. Developed by Stanford University, this workshop has been offered at hundreds of locations throughout the United States.

It helps participants with ongoing health conditions such as arthritis, diabetes, high blood pressure, anxiety, heart disease, anxiety and other conditions to:
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