Resources

Welcome to the patient education section of our web site. The amount of “health” information available via the internet is overwhelming.  The following articles contain reliable and helpful information that may be of value to you.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Information on current health issues with focus on infections. Includes great information for foreign travelers.
http://www.cdc.gov

Good basic general website on all health information.
http://www.webmd.com

American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology

Site includes: pollen counts, updated allergy reports and general information about seasonal allergies.
http://www.aaaai.org

National Cancer Institute

Very comprehensive site which includes information on all types of cancer, including leukemia and lymphoma.
http://www.cancer.gov

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Site includes patient support materials, as well as information about the diseases.
http://www.lls.org

American Heart Association

Includes information on diseases such as: congestive heart failure, heart attack and rhythm disturbances.
http://www.americanheart.org

American Diabetes Association

Includes basic information about diabetes, as well as information on lifestyle, such as: diet, exercise and glucose monitoring
http://www.diabetes.org

American Academy of Otolaryngology

Information about conditions such as: vertigo, chronic sinusitis, sleep apnea and hearing disorders.
http://www.entnet.org/healthinformation

American Gastroenterological Assocation

Diseases such as: irritable bowel syndrome, reflux/heartburn, ulcers, celiac sprue, Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, liver diseases, pancreatic diseases and colon cancer are covered.
http://www.gastro.org

American Stroke Association

Includes information on stroke prevention, warning signs, and treatment of stroke.
http://www.strokeassociation.org

National Headache Foundation

Includes information on migraine, cluster and other types of headaches.
http://www.headaches.org/education

The American Academy of Neurology

Includes information on other neurologic diseases, such as: Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease, seizures.
http://www.aan.com

The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

Information for pregnant women as well as common gynecological concerns, such as: birth control, abnormal bleeding and infections.
http://www.acog.org

American College of Rheumatology

Diseases such as: osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, lupus and more are covered.
http://www.rheumatology.org/practice/clinical/patients/index.asp

American Thyroid Association

Information about under- and overactive thyroid and thyroid cancer.
http://www.thyroid.org/patients/patients.html

Social Security Administration

For more information on obtaining health care without health insurance
http://www.ssa.gov

God’s Helping Hands

http://www.ghhmichigan.org

South Oakland Shelter

For more information on food and shelter for those without
http://www.southoaklandshelter.org

All Star Cab & Transportation

For transportation needs
248-968-2260

Macomb Social Services

For information on substance abuse, and for treatment and support of substance abuse
http://mca.macombgov.org

Oakland County Health Department

http://www.oakgov.com/health

Alcoholics Anonymous

http://www.aa-semi.org

United Way

http://www.uwmich.org

Covenant Community Health

http://www.covenantcommunitycare.org

Michigan Coallition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence

http://www.mcedsv.org