Websites & Links


GENERAL HEALTH and INFORMATION

www.HowsMyHealth.com   take a quiz to see how you are doing in general with your health with suggestions to follow

www.medlineplus.gov   government-sponsored site that's reliable

www.UpToDate.com  well recognized site for medical information. Use the widget on this page.

www.Medscape.com   another good general site

www.choosingwisely.org/doctor-patient-lists  excellent site discussing important vs unimportant tests and procedures

www.migraine.com  A blog with tools to help with migraine headaches

http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Conditions/More/CardiacRehab/Preparing-for-Medical-Visits_UCM_307053_Article.jsp#.WOEBHvnyvcs  Best tool to help you prepare for a medical visit

 

INTERPRETING LAB TESTS

http://labtestsonline.org

www.google.com  “How to interpret your blood tests”

 

Dietary Advice and Recipes

www.DrGourmet.com   good site for health-related recipes and advice

www.EatingWell.com   excellent recipes

www.SouthBeachDiet.com   low carbohydrate diets

www.dlife.com  Low glycemic diets for diabetes

www.RightHealth.com/diabetes  Recipes with low and very low carbohydrate

www.DASHdiet.org  Proven to lower blood pressure

www.DrFuhrman.com  High nutrient, low carbohydrate diet

 

Diabetes

www.OmadaHealth.com  A 16 week program to help you lose weight, become more fit and prevent diabetes

 

International Travel  

Visit these sites for medical advice before international travel

www.CDC.gov   excellent site for general advice as well as disease prevention

www.istm.org  travel clinic

www.astmh.org  another site for travel advice

 

Mercy Allen Hospital

www.mercyonline.org