take control of your kidney health
connecting you to resources and education
The Chronic Disease Self Management Program (CDSMP) is an eight week 2.5 hour-long workshop for participants who are in various stages of Chronic Kidney Disease. The first six weeks focus on overall healthy living, with two additional sessions that cover kidney specific content. This event is offered free of charge to participants. Participants should plan to attend all eight sessions.
You should attend this workshop if:
You have kidney disease, kidney failure, or a kidney transplant
You are a caregiver
At the end of the 8 weeks, you will learn how to:
Manage everyday activities
Control symptoms and decrease stress
Improve communication skills
Improve your overall health and increase your energy
Become an advocate for yourself
Understand fluid restrictions and dialysis
Ask a panel of experts more about kidney disease
Registration is free: as are refreshments, parking, and all program materials.
Pre-registration online: is required for all attendees. There are only 20 open spots per session.
Donations: to the National Kidney Foundation of Illinois are welcome and will help cover additional program expenses.
location & details
April 9, 2020, 1:30-4:00 PM
April 16, 2020, 3:30-6:00 PM
April 23, 2020, 1:30-4:00 PM
April 30, 2020, 1:30-4:00 PM
May 7, 2020, 1:30-4:00 PM
May 14, 2020, 1:30-4:00 PM
May 21, 2020, 1:30-4:00 PM
May 28, 2020, 1:30-4:00 PM
Blue Door Neighborhood Center
756 E. 111th Street
Chicago, IL 60628
Presentation materials will be available to attendees at the event and post-event via email. Interested in joining the next session of the Chronic Disease Self Management Program? Click below to register.
Click here to register for the next session.
kidney health resources
empowering through education
you make the difference
The National Kidney Foundation of Illinois is able to support patients and families, conduct free educational seminars, and offer community screening days through the generosity of our passionate supporters, and a remarkable team of dedicated sponsors. For more information on sponsoring this program, contact Heidi Merritt at email@example.com.