At the CarePlace, we feel that an essential component to wellness is understanding how to live a healthy lifestyle. If we are to “glorify God in our bodies” as Paul said in 1 Cor. 6:19, then we must know how to both maintain good health and take charge in the control of our medical problems. Since knowledge is the first step to action, we have listed reliable links below that will help you begin to learn what you need to do to become healthy.
Information on a Variety of Medical Issues:
FamilyDoctor.org: from the American Academy of Family Medicine, the information from www.familydoctor.org takes on a wide variety of medical problems in an easy to understand, helpful way.
National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute: information from www.nhlbi.nih.gov focuses primarily on hypertension, lung disease, blood disorders, and sleep disorders
KidsHealth: information from www.kidshealth.org is focused on medical and safety issues that affect children and adolescents.
American Academy of Pediatrics: child health information and medical resources.
American Heart Association: a guide to delicious and nutritious cooking
American Diabetes Association: providing information on diabetes and up-to-date assistance with management.
American Stroke Association: a division of the American Heart Association
Diet and Exercise
American Heart Associations: a guide to delicious and nutritious cooking
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute: a recipe book
American Heart Association: an online personal fitness center
Choose My Plate: a guide to recommended dietary guidelines
Gastrointestinal (GI) Disorders
International Foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders - Information on Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)