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Hypertention - Patient Education

Hypertension


High Blood Pressure
Patient education brochure that describes basic lifestyle changes patients can make to help control their high blood pressure.
Source: MetroPlus Health Plan
File Format: PDF

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Controlling Your Cholesterol
Patient education brochure that describes what cholesterol is and lifestyle steps patients can take if their cholesterol is high.
Source: HHC Health & Home Healthcare
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Controlling your Cholesterol (PDF)

Prevent and control high blood pressure following the DASH eating plan
The DASH eating plan (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) has been shown to prevent and reduce high blood pressure and help patients lose weight if they are overweight. It is rich in fruits and vegetables and low fat dairy products, moderate in total fat, and low in saturated fat and cholesterol.
Source: US Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute

Dash to the Diet: Introduction (PDF)
Dash to the Diet: Summary (PDF)
Dash to the Diet: Eating Plan (PDF)
General Resources

CME Resources
Medscape from WebMD
Free Online CME Resource
Online CME Resource PubMed Search

End of Life Resources: New York State
Planning in Advance for Medical Treatment - NYSDOH
New York Healthcare Proxy
New York Living Will (pdf)
New York State Forms, Links and Resources for Health Care Professionals

 
 
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