The program is designed to help manage ongoing chronic conditions such as diabetes, high blood pressure, asthma, heart disease, fibromyalgia, chronic pain and more. Anyone with a long term health condition that impacts daily activities is encouraged to participate. Hokie Wellness in partnership with the New River Health District offers this program on the Virginia Tech Campus. Participants are asked to make a commitment to attend all six sessions.

The six-week program helps manage any chronic condition by offering information about:

  • Healthy eating and weight
  • Physical activity
  • Managing medicines
  • When to call the doctor
  • Making treatment decisions