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May 2017 - Arthritis

  • About 24 million adults with arthritis are limited in their everyday activities, such as holding a cup, lifting a grocery bag, or walking to a car.
  • In Montana, one in four adults have reported having arthritis, while 46% report being limited in their usual activities because of joint symptoms.
  • Proven physical activity and self-management education programs can reduce or manage arthritis pain without prescription opioids or other drugs. 

May 2017 - Stroke Awareness

February 2017 - Blood Pressure

October 2016 - Diabetes

May 2016 - Asthma

  • Asthma affects 1 in 11 people in Montana.
  • Know your asthma triggers and avoid them.
  • Asthma should not limit your daily activities; control your asthma by working with your medical provider to develop an Asthma Action Plan.