Hypertension Management Program
This evidence-based chronic disease self-management program uses Health Extension Agents who are specially trained as “Health Coaches”. Health coaches teach and support adults who are living with hypertension. Participants receive 8, in-person educational sessions, that follow the guidelines of the Joint National Committee 7 (JNC 7) and are centered around living a healthy lifestyle.
- 8 sessions on hypertension self-management
- Individual health coaching supports participants in improving hypertension self-management behaviors.
- What is hypertension
- Nutrition for hypertension
- Physical activity
- Stress management
- 40 years of age or older
- Diagnosis of hypertension