Links to Useful Information

We have provided the following links to documentation and websites
that we have found helpful and informative:

Health information for the entire family from the American Academy of Family Physicians

 

American Academy of Physician Assistants – What is a PA?

American Academy of Marriage and Family Therapy – What is Marriage and Family Therapy

 

Lowering your Blood Pressure with DASH 

 

Mayo Clinic

 

Resource for couples – Hold Me Tight

 

Emotionally Focused Therapy – ICEEFT

 

DIABETES:
• American Diabetes Association – http://www.diabetes.org/

• Diabetes Risk Test:  http://www.diabetes.org/are-you-at-risk/diabetes-risk-test/

• John Hopkins Self-Management Help –  http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/diabetes/diabetes_education/patient_education_material/Diabetes%20Self%20Management%20Patient%20Education%20Material

 

HEART DISEASE:
• American Heart Association  – http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Conditions/HeartFailure/Heart-Failure_UCM_002019_SubHomePage.jsp

• Mayo Clinic – http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/heart-disease/basics/lifestyle-home-remedies/con-20034056

 

ATRIAL FIBRILLATION:
• American Heart Association – http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Conditions/Arrhythmia/AboutArrhythmia/Atrial-Fibrillation-AF-or-AFib_UCM_302027_Article.jsp

 

STOP SMOKING:
• Maine Tobacco Helpline – http://www.tobaccofreemaine.org/quit_tobacco/Maine_Tobacco_HelpLine.php

 

HEALTHY WEIGHT:
• Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – http://www.cdc.gov/healthyweight/index.html

 

HYPERTENSION:
• Mayo Clinic – http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/high-blood-pressure/basics/definition/con-20019580