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Online Education Pamphlets

Cardiology (Heart)

Echocardiogram - Information about having a Echocardiogram

Echocardiogram with stress - Information about having a Stress Echocardiogram

Exercise Stress Test - Information about an exercise stress test

High Blood Pressure - Information about the management of high blood pressure

High Cholesterol - Information about ways to lower cholesterol

Holter Monitoring - Information about a HOLTER monitor

Endocrinology (Glands)

Birth Control - Information related to the birth control pill

DEXA Scan - Information about the new test to measure bone density (screening for osteoporosis)

Diabetes Management - Advice for diabetics about how to manage their diabetes when they are sick

Hormone Replacement Therapy - Information about hormone replacement therapy

General Medicine

Advance Directive - Information about how to obtain an advance directive, living will, POA healthcare

Antibiotics - Appropriate use of antibiotics for colds and flu like symptoms

Influenza

Nutrients - Advice about nutrient supplements

PAP Smear - Information regarding the benefit and follow-up of a PAP smear

Prevention - US Preventive Services Task Force Guidelines

Prostate Specific Antigen - Information about the pros and cons of getting a PSA

Smoking - Advice about how to kick the cigarette habit.

Veterans Clinic

Gastroenterology (Stomach & Intestine)

Barrett's Esophagus - Information about Barrett's esophagus

Celiac Disease

Colorectal Cancer - Prevention and Early Diagnosis

Colonoscopy

Colorectal Polyp

Diverticulosis

Flexible sigmoidoscopy

Gastresophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) - Information about heartburn

Hepatitis A - Information about the detection and treatment of Hepatitis A

Hepatitis B - Information about the detection and treatment of Hepatitis B

Hepatitis C - Information about the detection and treatment of Hepatitis C

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Peptic Ulcer - Information related to the use of anti-inflammatory drugs, ulcers and a certain bacteria called Helicobacter pylori

U.G.I. Endoscopy

Insurance

Insurance Medicare information - A brochure for Medicare recipients explaining the nuances of their insurance system.

Insurance Top 10 - The top 10 things you should know about your insurance company.

Travel

Typhoid - A vaccine information sheet for the typhoid vaccine.