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.

Good basic general website on all health information.

American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology

Site includes: pollen counts, updated allergy reports and general information about seasonal allergies.

National Cancer Institute

Very comprehensive site which includes information on all types of cancer, including leukemia and lymphoma.

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Site includes patient support materials, as well as information about the diseases.

American Heart Association

Includes information on diseases such as: congestive heart failure, heart attack and rhythm disturbances.

American Diabetes Association

Includes basic information about diabetes, as well as information on lifestyle, such as: diet, exercise and glucose monitoring

American Academy of Otolaryngology

Information about conditions such as: vertigo, chronic sinusitis, sleep apnea and hearing disorders.

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.

American Stroke Association

Includes information on stroke prevention, warning signs, and treatment of stroke.

National Headache Foundation

Includes information on migraine, cluster and other types of headaches.

The American Academy of Neurology

Includes information on other neurologic diseases, such as: Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease, seizures.

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.

American College of Rheumatology

Diseases such as: osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, lupus and more are covered.

American Thyroid Association

Information about under- and overactive thyroid and thyroid cancer.

Social Security Administration

For more information on obtaining health care without health insurance

God’s Helping Hands

South Oakland Shelter

For more information on food and shelter for those without

All Star Cab & Transportation

For transportation needs

Macomb Social Services

For information on substance abuse, and for treatment and support of substance abuse

Oakland County Health Department

Alcoholics Anonymous

United Way

Covenant Community Health

Michigan Coallition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence