Cahernane Medical Diabetes Management

Chronic Disease Management

Our Structured Chronic Disease Management (CDM) Programme aims to improve the health and wellbeing of patients living with certain chronic diseases. On this HSE-managed scheme, patients are actively monitored to improve management of their conditions, free of charge. Patients are requested to attend for an annual review and a follow up review at the practice within a 12 month period.

You can join this programme, free of charge, if you:

  • Have specific chronic disease/s, namely type 2 diabetes, asthma, chronic obstructive
pulmonary disease (COPD), or cardiovascular disease, including heart failure, heart
attack (angina), stroke, and irregular heartbeat (atrial fibrillation)
  • Have a medical card or a GP visit card
  • Are aged 18 years or over

The chronic disease management programme provides structured reviews of one of the above conditions, regular reviews of medications, opportunities for structured education and self- management support, early detection of any new conditions or complications.