Chronic diseases, including heart disease, stroke, and diabetes, are among the leading causes of death in Maryland and Charles County and currently account for 75 percent of health care costs. In 2017, the leading cause of death in Charles County was cancer, and 53% of Charles County deaths were due to heart disease, stroke, cancer, and diabetes.
Fortunately, the majority of chronic disease cases can be prevented. Eighty percent of heart disease, stroke, and diabetes can be prevented through proper nutrition, physical activity, and not smoking.
This is a free six-week workshop designed for people with chronic conditions and/or caregivers. Each session builds upon the last to help you set goals, make action plans, and improve your life. It is a motivational experience.
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