WISEWOMAN – Helping Today’s Women Get Healthy in the Real World
<ul><li>The WISEWOMAN Program helps Michigan women with little or no insurance gain access to screening and lifestyle inte...
<ul><li>Michigan WISEWOMAN is funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) </li></ul>
<ul><li>In order to be enrolled in WISEWOMAN, a participant must first be in the Michigan  B reast and  C ervical  C ancer...
<ul><li>WISEWOMAN Is Implemented By Twelve Local Organizations In 34 Counties Around Michigan </li></ul>
 
Number of Women Served by Fiscal Year* *Fiscal Year is October 1 to September 30
<ul><li>WISEWOMAN strives to reduce the burden of chronic diseases by talking to women about their risk factors and workin...
Fiscal Year 2009 Risk Factors
<ul><li>Women tend to be the gatekeepers for their families – If she can make healthy choices, she can help the rest of th...
Fiscal Year 2009 Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) Risk Factors
<ul><li>WISEWOMAN also works to delay or prevent the onset of chronic diseases, such as diabetes, whenever possible </li><...
Fiscal Year 2009 Diabetes Risk Factors *Among women with no prior history of diabetes
The WISEWOMAN Approach
First – Identify Chronic Disease Risk Factors <ul><li>High Blood Pressure </li></ul><ul><li>High Total Cholesterol </li></...
Second – Encourage Healthy Lifestyle Changes <ul><li>Nutrition </li></ul><ul><li>Physical Activity </li></ul><ul><li>Smoki...
Third – Work with Partners to Create Healthy Opportunities for Everyone in Michigan by:
Ensuring Access to Healthy Foods, and Farmer’s Market at Lake County Office of District Health Department #10
Ensuring Access to Physical Activity Opportunities
Making healthy lifestyle choices can help with the management of many chronic diseases and conditions <ul><li>Obesity </li...
For More Information Contact: Robin Roberts Program Manager 517-335-1178 [email_address]   Viki Lorraine Intervention Spec...
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WISEWOMAN Program Information

  1. 1. WISEWOMAN – Helping Today’s Women Get Healthy in the Real World
  2. 2. <ul><li>The WISEWOMAN Program helps Michigan women with little or no insurance gain access to screening and lifestyle interventions that can reduce their risk for many chronic diseases </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Michigan WISEWOMAN is funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>In order to be enrolled in WISEWOMAN, a participant must first be in the Michigan B reast and C ervical C ancer C ontrol P rogram (BCCCP) </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>WISEWOMAN Is Implemented By Twelve Local Organizations In 34 Counties Around Michigan </li></ul>
  6. 7. Number of Women Served by Fiscal Year* *Fiscal Year is October 1 to September 30
  7. 8. <ul><li>WISEWOMAN strives to reduce the burden of chronic diseases by talking to women about their risk factors and working with them to reduce their modifiable risk factors </li></ul>
  8. 9. Fiscal Year 2009 Risk Factors
  9. 10. <ul><li>Women tend to be the gatekeepers for their families – If she can make healthy choices, she can help the rest of the family make healthy choices to reduce their modifiable risk factors as well </li></ul>
  10. 11. Fiscal Year 2009 Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) Risk Factors
  11. 12. <ul><li>WISEWOMAN also works to delay or prevent the onset of chronic diseases, such as diabetes, whenever possible </li></ul>
  12. 13. Fiscal Year 2009 Diabetes Risk Factors *Among women with no prior history of diabetes
  13. 14. The WISEWOMAN Approach
  14. 15. First – Identify Chronic Disease Risk Factors <ul><li>High Blood Pressure </li></ul><ul><li>High Total Cholesterol </li></ul><ul><li>Low HDL Cholesterol </li></ul><ul><li>High Glucose </li></ul><ul><li>Obesity </li></ul><ul><li>Personal History of Pre-Diabetes or Diabetes </li></ul><ul><li>Personal History of Heart Attack or Stroke </li></ul><ul><li>Family History of Heart Attack or Stroke </li></ul><ul><li>Family History of Diabetes </li></ul><ul><li>Cigarette Smoking </li></ul><ul><li>Physical Inactivity </li></ul><ul><li>Age </li></ul><ul><li>Irregular Pulse </li></ul>
  15. 16. Second – Encourage Healthy Lifestyle Changes <ul><li>Nutrition </li></ul><ul><li>Physical Activity </li></ul><ul><li>Smoking Cessation </li></ul>
  16. 17. Third – Work with Partners to Create Healthy Opportunities for Everyone in Michigan by:
  17. 18. Ensuring Access to Healthy Foods, and Farmer’s Market at Lake County Office of District Health Department #10
  18. 19. Ensuring Access to Physical Activity Opportunities
  19. 20. Making healthy lifestyle choices can help with the management of many chronic diseases and conditions <ul><li>Obesity </li></ul><ul><li>Cervical Cancer </li></ul><ul><li>Diabetes </li></ul><ul><li>Breast Cancer </li></ul><ul><li>Arthritis </li></ul><ul><li>Colorectal Cancer </li></ul><ul><li>Heart Disease </li></ul><ul><li>Lung Cancer </li></ul><ul><li>Stroke </li></ul><ul><li>Osteoporosis </li></ul>
  20. 21. For More Information Contact: Robin Roberts Program Manager 517-335-1178 [email_address] Viki Lorraine Intervention Specialist 517-335-9966 [email_address] Website: http://bit.ly/MIWisewoman Facebook: http://bit.ly/MIWWFacebook Twitter: http://twitter.com/MIWisewoman

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