We believe that patient education is a vital part of the effort to promote a healthy lifestyle as well as prevention of health problems. We have found that informed patients take a more active role in their healthcare management, resulting in greater success.
Here are a few sites that we recommend:
Nutritionfacts.org is a strictly non-commercial, science-based public service provided by Dr. Michael Greger, providing free updates on the latest in nutrition research via bite-sized videos. There are more than a thousand videos on nearly every aspect of healthy eating, with new videos and articles uploaded every day.
UpToDate provides hundreds of patient education topics, allowing patients and healthcare providers to share in the decision making process
The Centers for Disease Control is your online source for credible health information regarding diseases and conditions, emergency preparedness, environmental health, healthy living and workplace safety.
MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health's Web site for patients and their families and friends. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, the world’s largest medical library, it brings you information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand. MedlinePlus offers reliable, up-to-date health information, anytime, anywhere, for free.
Mayo Clinic is a nonprofit medical practice and medical research group based in Rochester, Minnesota where over 3300 physicians, scientists and researchers share their expertise to empower you.
Drugs.com is the most popular, comprehensive and up-to-date source of drug information online. Providing free, peer-reviewed, accurate and independent data on more than 24,000 prescription drugs, over-the-counter medicines & natural products.