Relationship between Sleep and Chronic Illness Front and Center in New UMass Grant

The College of Nursing at the University of Massachusetts has been awarded a $1.23 million grant from the National Institute of Nursing Research to create a new center where scientists will develop technologies to help people with chronic illness manage impaired sleep.

According to Cynthia Jacelon, professor of nursing and center director, “The UManage Center will help individuals with chronic illness live healthier, more functional lives. Teams will use emerging technologies being developed on the UMass Amherst campus to help manage symptoms affecting millions of individuals with chronic conditions that interfere with living life to the fullest.”

The relationship between Chronic Illness and Sleep is moving into the forefront of healthcare delivery.  If you would like to learn more about the relationship between Sleep and Chronic Illness, Get Instant OnDemand Access to the ACSDD/AACSM Chronic Care conference that took place September 2016 in Scottsdale.

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