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Southcentral Foundation (SCF) WISEWOMAN Program

Clinical Services: The SCF WISEWOMAN program works with health care providers to provide cardiovascular disease risk factor screenings to low-income, underinsured/uninsured women between the ages of 40 to 64 years. These screenings include blood pressure, glucose, cholesterol as well as assessing height, weight, medical history, quality of life indicators, tobacco use, diet/nutrition and physical activity. The program provides screening, risk reduction counseling and health coaching services in two primary locations: Anchorage and the Matanuska-Sustina Valley. Screening services are delivered at primary care centers using the Nuka System of Care.

Lifestyle Programs and Other Health Behavior Support Options: SCF WISEWOMAN offers lifestyle programs including the Lose to Win Program and health coaching. The program offers education and referrals to community resources to support physical activity, healthy eating and smoking cessation including on-site cessation counseling, as appropriate.

For more information, please contact:

Southcentral Foundation
4501 Diplomacy Drive
Anchorage, AK 99508
https://www.southcentralfoundation.com

Background: The program is a part of the non-profit Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium (ANTHC) serving 231 federally recognized tribes across Alaska. SCF serves any Alaska Native/American Indian.

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