Nevada Healthy Living is the Nevada Quality Technical Assistance Center which is coordinated by Dignity Health- St. Rose Dominican Hospitals. Our mission is to advance and support the delivery of evidence-based programs for Nevadans living with Chronic Conditions.
The fact is, 95% of care for an ongoing health condition like high blood pressure, diabetes, arthritis, or heart disease takes place in our own homes and communities – not in doctor’s offices, hospitals, or other health care settings. But while we all “self-manage” our health, most of us can benefit from learning how we can do it even better.
Evidence Based Programs have proven to increase healthier outcomes and prevent diseases among older adults. These programs are interactive and engage the participants in demonstrating positive changes. The benefits of Evidence Based Programs include; improved quality of life, reduced pain, improved mental health, and many more.
Did you know that 1 in 3 people have pre-diabetes? Of those with prediabetes, 90% don’t know they have it. Want to learn if you have pre-diabetes? Take the risk test below. If you have been diagnosed with pre-diabetes click on the National Diabetes Prevention program to learn more about education near you.
What We Do
We are dedicated to the self-management of chronic diseases and diabetes. We use evidence-based workshops that are used throughout the country. Participants in self-management workshops have demonstrated a variety of benefits, such as:
- Improved exercise
- Better communication with provider
- Decreased stress
- Improved energy
- Decreased disability
- Fewer hospital visits
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Evidence-based exercise group program helps older adults at all levels of fitness become more active, energized and empowered to sustain independenceFind out more »
The Diabetes Self-Management Program (DSMP) is designed for people with type 2 diabetes, care partners and pre-diabetics. This workshop teaches the skills needed in the day-to-day management of any type of ongoing health condition in order to maintain and/or increase an active and fulfilling lifestyle. Topics include: * Techniques to deal with the symptoms of diabetes, fatigue, pain, hyper/hypoglycemia, stress, and emotional problems such as depression, anger, fear and frustration * Appropriate exercise for maintaining and improving strength and endurance…Find out more »
Evidence-based exercise group program helps older adults at all levels of fitness become more active, energized, and empowered to sustain independence.Find out more »
Evidence-based exercise group program helps older adults at all levels of fitness become more active, energized and empowered to sustain independence.Find out more »
This publication was supported by the Nevada State Division of Public and Behavioral Health through Grant Number 6 NU58DP004820 from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the Division not the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.