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This section provides helpful resources related to specific topics. Learn more about how to evaluate medical information online.

GENERAL RESOURCES
American College of Physicians UpToDate - evidence-based knowledge system
Family Doctor Understanding Lab results
Medline Plus a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine Understanding risks and benefits of modern medicine
National Cancer Institute at the National Institute of Health

• Symptom Checkers:
- http://symptomchecker.isabelhealthcare.com/home/default

National Heart Lung and Blood Institute
TOPICS
A
Alcohol Abuse Allergies/Asthma
Alcoholics Anonymous
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology
 Antibiotic Safety  
B
Breast Cancer
American Society of Clinical Oncology
C
Cancer COPD
American Society of Clinical Oncology American Heart Association
Cholesterol Coronary Artery Disease
American Heart Association
Mediterranean Diet
American Heart Association
Colon Cancer
American Gastroenterological Association
American Society of Clinical Oncology
D
Diabetes Diarrhea/Constipation/IBS
American Diabetes Association
Journey for Control Advancing Diabetes Education
American Gastroenterological Association
E
End of Life Planning
North Carolina Medical Society - End-of-Life Resources
G
GERD
American Gastroenterological Association
H
Hypertension
American Heart Association Dash Diet (PDF)
M
Medical Preparation for Travel Musculoskeletal Injuries/Joint Pain
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Travelers' Health American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
N
Nutrition and Weight Loss
Calculate your Calorie Goal Self Nutriton Data - Know What You Eat
Nutrition.gov - Nutrition Information HealthCastle.com - Dietitians Nutrition Advice
O
Osteoporosis
National Osteoporosis Foundation
P
Prescription Assistance Prostate Cancer
Prescription Coupons American Society of Clinical Oncology
S
Skin Disorders Sleep Disorders
American Academy of Dermatology American Sleep Apnea Association
National Sleep Foundation
Sleep Education
Smoking Cessation
 • Quitline NC
SELF-MONITORING FOR BETTER HEALTH
General References
Quantified Self - Self knowledge through numbers The Future of Health and Fitness
Activity Trackers
Fitbit Run Keeper
Jawbone Up Misfit Shine
Nike Fuelband
Diabetes
Diabetes Companion - dLife Diabetes Pal
Diabetes Manager My Sugr
Proactive Diabetes Care
Diet, Nutrition and Weight Loss
Fooducate Weight Watchers
Lose It! Woman’s Day Review of Apps
My Fitness Pal Video reviewing My Fitness Pal and how to use it
The Eatery
Blood Pressure Monitors
iHealth Omron Healthcare
Withings

Scales
Fitbit - Aria Withings - WiFi Scale
Stress Management
GPS 4 the Soul Breathe2Relax
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