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  Patient Resources: Lifestyle -- Diet, Exercise & more

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Dawn Lipthrott, LCSW
Ethical Health Partnerships
1177 Louisiana Ave. #212
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IMPORTANT:
The information contained in our website and in the links below does not constitute medical advice. Its purpose is to help educate and inform you and to help you develop an understanding of your condition or treatment so that you can ask questions and discuss what you learn with your physician. This is NOT intended to take the place of evaluation and discussion with your doctor. Use this simply to help further the discussion with your healthcare professionals



Lifestyle Changes for YOUR Health
(ways you can help lower healthcare costs!)

Weight Management:

Body Mass Index (BMI) Calculator An essential starting place to set your weight and lifestyle goals. You might be surprised!

2005 Dietary Guidelines released by the USDA and Dept. of Health and Human Services with recommendations for food groups and amounts for healthy eating. You can download the recommendations in a PDF file.

Weight Management Medscape Patient Eduction Center.
Weight Management Resource Center of Medscape  aimed at physicians, some good info for patients too.
Weight Management and Lifestyle Interventions  (lots of articles on diet, exercise, relationship to disease, etc.)

Nutrition.gov Eating a balanced diet, losing weight sensibly, dietary supplements and much more.
Healthier Us Eating a balanced diet, losing weight sensibly, dietary supplements and much more.

Patient Education on Weight Loss
Making Sense of Diets, Part 1

Making Sense of Diets, Part 2
High and Low Carb diets

Combination Approaches to Weight Management aimed at physicians, some good info for patients too.
Weight Losss: counseling and Long-Term Management aimed at physicians, some good info for patients too.

Women, Obesity Throughout Adult Life May be Linked to Neurodegeneration
More Than Half of Adult Diabetics are Obese (leads to cardiovascular disease)

Slimmed-Down Health Plan Members Lower Medical Costs

America on the Move Join for free to become part of a growing number of people taking responsibility for their health through moderate exercise and healthy eating.


Exercise:
1995 Consensus Statement of NIH on Physical Activity and Cardiovascular Health
America on the Move
Join for free to become part of a growing number of people taking responsibility for their health through moderate exercise and healthy eating.


Smoking:

Smoking Cessation Medscape Patient Eduction Center
The QuitNet On-line interactive guide to stop smoking, tools, resources for support. (Massachusetts Tobacco Control Program)


Alcohol and Drug Info:
National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information Prevention of substance abuse in schools, families, workplace.

 

 

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