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Chronic Conditions

Asthma & COPD Resources

Our Health Education Centers offer videos/DVDs (in English and Spanish), books, pamphlets, and Internet access to help you learn more about controlling your asthma or living with COPD. Call or visit to learn more.  You can also watch videos about Asthma and COPD by visiting kp.org/watch

Blood Pressure Screening

Volunteers offer free blood pressure checks on a drop in basis.  Open to the community
Location : Fremont Center, Niles building, volunteer desk 2nd floor.
Dates/Time: Monday – Friday 8:30 a.m. –4:30 p.m.
Fee: No fee
Information:510- 248-3296

Complex Chronic Conditions Case Management Program

If you have more than one ongoing health condition, this program can help you develop a plan to manage your health, feel better, and stay as active as possible. A case manager will work with you and your physician to support you in reaching your goals.  Members only.  This is a covered benefit for members.
Location: Union City medical offices.
Dates/Time: Day and evening classes; ongoing.  Call for dates and times.
Fee: No fee
Registration:510-675-3436 (Union city)

 

Healthier Living with Ongoing Health Conditions

Living with an ongoing health condition like diabetes, heart disease, or arthritis can challenging.  But don’t let symptoms keep you from doing the things you need and want to do.  No matter what your conditions,m you can learn from other’s proven skills to manage physical and emotional symptoms to live a richer, fuller life.  Call or visit a Health Living Center to request information, which includes how to schedule a one on one consultation with a health educations.  Members only.
Location: Call for locations.
Dates/Time: Day and evening classes; ongoing.  Call for dates and times.
Fee: No fee
Registration:510-675-3436 (Union city)

Irritable Bowel Syndrome Overview

Find out more about Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) and how to manage it in this two-hour overview, led by specialists in gastroenterology and behavioral medicine. Members only.
Location: Fremont and San Leandro
Dates/Time: Fremont, first Monday of each month, 2-4 p.m.; San Leandro, third Tuesday of each month, 9-11 a.m.
Fee: No fee
Registration: By referral only. For more information, call the Gastroenterology Department at 510- 454-4813

Resources:IBS tipsheet , Introduction to IBS

Kidney Awareness

Find out what you can do to help slow or prevent progressive kidney damage that can result from diabetes, hypertension, and various kidney conditions. Members only.
Location: Fremont and Hayward-Sleepy Hollow.
Dates/Time: Call for dates and times.
Fee: No fee
Registration:510- 248-3363 (Fremont) or 510- 784-2769 (Union city)

Living Heart-Healthy Class

One session Cardiovascular Risk Reduction class.  This class is designed to teach members how to lower their risk for heart attack and stroke through heart-healthy lifestyle changes, including healthy eating and taking blood pressure readings at home.
Location: Fremont Medical Center, San Leandro and Union City Medical Offices
Dates/Times: Day and evening classes; call for dates and times
Fee: No fee
Registration: (510)675-4531 or (510)248-3455 or 510 454-4531

High Blood Pressure Resources:  Click the following PDF’s for additional resources
High Blood Pressure: Here’s what you can do
Hypertension medications
Simple steps with heart failure
Heart health program

Cardiac Rehabilitation Program

Cardiac rehabilitation is for members who have recently had a heart attack, angioplasty, or bypass surgery. In this unique program, a nurse works closely with you and your physician to design a personalized plan to help reduce your risk of further heart problems. To participate in this class, please talk to your doctor about a referral. Members only.
Location: San Leandro
Dates/Time: Ongoing.
Fee: Office visit cost share
Registration:510-454-2436

Online!  Managing Your Headaches

Learn about headache types and triggers, and discover ways to help manage and prevent them with this online program.  Find this feature at kpdoc.org/headachesprogram.

Pain Management Program

If you have been living with longstanding physical pain, this program— led by a team of multidisciplinary chronic pain specialists—can help you develop skills to manage your pain and take your life back. By referral only. Members only.

Palliative Care

The Palliative Care Team can meet with you to help you understand you illness and your options, support you and your family, and address your quality of life. We can assist you in clarifying your health care goals and developing a plan for your health care choices. These services are provided both in the hospital and in outpatient clinic setting. Members only
Location: Call for location
Dates/Time: Ongoing
Fee: Call for fee
Registration:510-454-2800

 

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If you need more information or would like to register for a class please contact one of our Health Education Centers:

Fremont 510-248-3455

Hayward & Union City 510-675-4531