GHS offering free workshops on managing chronic disease

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The Tidelands Health Newsroom

Published on March 10, 2014

GHS offering free workshops on managing chronic disease  

Monday, March 10, 2014

Georgetown, S.C. – Learn how to manage your chronic disease with “Better Choices, Better Health,” a series of six free workshops beginning March 17 at Wachesaw Conference Center.

The series will be repeated in May, July and September.

Sponsored by Georgetown Hospital System and developed at Stanford University, the program is intended for people with chronic health conditions, such as arthritis, chronic lung disease, depression, diabetes, heart disease and high blood pressure.

The workshops will focus on helping people manage their chronic disease and offer support for making healthy choices. Leaders will provide information on healthy eating and exercise, as well as practical ways to deal with pain and fatigue, and help participants learn how to deal with difficult emotions and how to talk with their physician and family about their health.

Sessions will take place from 1:30-4 p.m. every Monday. Registration is required and can be completed by calling 843.520.8490. 


Tidelands Health is the largest health care provider in Georgetown, Horry and Williamsburg counties. With three hospitals and more than 50 outpatient locations that stretch from Andrews to North Myrtle Beach, Tidelands Health is helping people across the Tidelands region live better lives through better health.