Chronic Conditions Resources

There is significant evidence that Community Health Workers (CHWs) have a positive impact on the lives of patients/clients managing chronic conditions. You can learn more about this impact here: http://www.michwa.org/chwimpact/ The chronic conditions resource page promotes resources for CHWs working with patients/clients living with chronic conditions. Have a resource or event you’d like to share? Please contact info@michwa.org to share your resources. Please note that this is not an exhaustive resource list.

Getting to Know High Blood Pressure and High Blood Cholesterol: A Guide for Community Health Workers

CHWs often work with clients who are dealing with high blood pressure or high blood cholesterol or both. This document is meant to be a resource guide for CHWs who seek to learn more about how to best treat and manage these conditions.

Use this document to find infographics, podcasts, webinars, videos and tutorials, and other visual resources and teaching documents that aim to provide a wide variety of information regarding high blood pressure and high blood cholesterol.

Resources are provided by state and federal agencies as well as other expert health organizations around the country and within Michigan.

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Chronic Disease Prevention & Management Resources for Community Health Workers

Many CHWs work with clients who suffer from these common but serious conditions. This document was created to give CHWs a one stop shop for educational resources that they can use with their clients.

Use this document to find information about some of the most common chronic conditions facing communities – diabetes, high blood pressure, and high blood cholesterol.

Infographics, booklets, and patient guides have been compiled from federal and state health agencies as well as other professional health organizations.

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Additional Resources

In addition to the above documents, please check out these additional resources for more information on CHWs and chronic conditions.