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This form may be used by patients either at home or during their office visit to plan their self-management goals for managing their chronic illness.
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This tool summarizes the key recommendations from the Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2005, which provide authoritative advice about how good dietary habits can promote health and reduce the risk for major chronic diseases in people 2 years and older.
This document addresses the following topics:
- Adequate nutrients within calorie needs
- Weight management
- Physical activity
- Food groups to encourage
This document helps community planning groups, health departments, and other stakeholders understand the issues behind Latino participation in HIV prevention community planning, as well as increase Latino participation in the process. It is a compilation of information collected from a series of regional/national meetings, where Latino staff of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) National Technical Assistance (TA) Providers' Network for Community Planning facilitated...
This slideshow summarizes the American Society of Clinical Oncology’s (ASCO’s) guidelines for the surveillance of patients following treatment for stage II or III colorectal cancer.
This slideshow presents information in the following categories:
- Benefits from the resection of metastatic colorectal cancer
- Guideline methodology
- 2005 categories of recommendations for colorectal cancer surveillance
- History and physical and risk...
This Web site presents information about the prevention, detection, treatment, and care of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). It is part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Prevention Information Network (NPIN), which is the U.S. reference, referral, and distribution service for information on HIV/AIDS, STDs, and tuberculosis (TB). NPIN produces, collects, catalogs, and disseminates materials and information on STDs to organizations and people working in those...
This fact sheet provides information to help teens with diabetes maintain a healthy weight.
This fact sheet addresses the following topics:
- Why is staying at a healthy weight good for kids?
- How can you get to a healthy weight?
- Be active almost every day
- Cut some calories
- Eat smaller portions
- Drink lots of water
- Ask your doctor to help you find a dietitian
- What are some healthy eating tips you can try?
This Web page contains children’s environmental health tips for every day in October, in observance of Children’s Health Month. These tips and related resources introduce prevention activities to keep children safe at home and at school.
This pamphlet addresses six common misconceptions that appear in literature about vaccination, along with explanations of why they are misconceptions.
The following six misconceptions are presented and discussed:
- Diseases had already begun to disappear before vaccines were introduced, because of better hygiene and sanitation.
- The majority of people who get a disease have been vaccinated.
- There are “hot lots” of vaccine that have been associated with more...
This guide is part of the toolkit for coaches, Heads Up: Concussion in High School Sports. It addresses the following topics:
- The facts
- Recognizing a possible concussion
- When a concussion is suspected
- Prevention and preparation
- Communicating effectively about concussions
These booklets provide information on psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis.
These booklets are divided into the following topics:
- About psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis
- Treating psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis
- Family and youth