Patient Educational Materials

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        These are handouts I use with patients seen in my office. Keep in mind information is general and may or may not be applicable to a specific person. Before using any of this information for yourself (or anyone) it should be reviewed with your personal physician/provider.
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ADD / ADHD Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder
AIDS - see HIV
Allergies - treatment
Arthritis / Pain - treatment
Asthma - treatment

Back - see Low back pain
Behavior Control / Discipline methods
Blood Pressure - see High Blood Pressure
Buprenorphine (Suboxone) 
Cancer - see Colon Cancer - screening; Health Maintenance; Prostate Cancer - screening w PSA
Caregiver / Caring for disabled/dementia patients
Cervical cancer vaccine
Cholesterol / Lipids
Chronic Pain
Cialis - see ED: medications
Colon Cancer - screening
Diabetes - self care plan (also see Insulin Resistance)
Eczema, dry skin
ED: medications 
Gas - measures to try to reduce gas
GE Reflux - see Hyperacidity / GERD
Health Maintenance / Early Detection of Diseases 
High Blood Pressure / Hypertension
HIV / AIDS - general information, consent for test
Hormones - see Menopause, Osteoporosis, and Hormone Replacement Therapy
Hyperacidity / GERD
Hyperactivity - see ADD/ADHD
Hypertension - see High Blood Pressure
Insulin Resistance
Levitra - see ED: medications
Lipids - see Cholesterol
Low back pain
Medication use - general suggestions 
Menopause, Osteoporosis, and Hormone Replacement Therapy

Migraine Headache Diary
Obesity - childhood
Osteoporosis - see Menopause, Osteoporosis, and Hormone Replacement Therapy
Pain – chronic

     Contract for chronic use of pain medicines

Pain (treatment of) - see Arthritis

Parenting tips (age 5-18) see also Behavior Control
Pregnancy Planning
Prostate Cancer - screening with PSA
Reflux - see Hyperacidity / GERD
Restless Legs Syndrome
Shingles Vaccine
Sleep - see Insomnia, Restless Legs Syndrome

Suboxone - see buprenorhphine

Travel health information

Viagra - see ED: medications
Vulvar skin care