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UT Extension offers Living Well with Chronic Conditions workshops

University of Tennessee Extension Williamson County will offer a free “Living Well with Chronic Conditions” workshop starting Nov. 25. The six-week workshop series is designed to help community members manage their long-term health issues effectively.
Classes will be held every Monday at 10 a.m. and will be held at the Williamson County Public Library in Franklin. Chronic conditions of those attending may include asthma, arthritis, diabetes, heart disease, chronic pain, sleep apnea, fibromyalgia or among others.  
The series will discuss the following:
• Finding effective and healthy ways to deal with pain and fatigue.
• Helping to establish better nutrition and exercise choices in your life.
• Discovering new treatment options. 
• Managing side effects. 
• Communicating with your health care professional effectively.
• Leading a fuller and better life despite having a chronic condition.
The program is led by a UT Extension educator and a Public Health Department educator, both certified by Stanford University Chronic Disease Self-Management Program Master Trainers. 
For more information, or to sign up, please contact Patsy Watkins, Family Consumer Science Agent at 615-790-5721 or e-mail at

Posted on: 11/13/2013


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