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Alzheimer's

Alzheimer's Association and The Colorado Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association

Alzheimer's Foundation of America

Tips for Caregivers Information and support for caregivers of those with Alzheimer's, from driving to wandering to finding a nursing home.


Asthma

National Jewish Health See their Asthma Site and The Asthma Wizard about asthma and kids.

American Lung Association

Colorado Asthma Coalition

Just for Kids


Brain Injury & Concussion - See Rehabilitation (below)

Brainline.org Preventing, treating and living with traumatic brain injury (TBI).

Brain Injury Alliance of Colorado Find support groups, or chat with someone in the know.

Concussion and Mild Traumatic Brain Injury See also Concussions in Sports

Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center


Cancer

AMC Cancer Research Center Information and Counseling Line 1-800-525-3777

Association of Cancer Online Resources Some patient matching and 130 cancer email lists.

Cancer Survivor Network Support regardless of where the patient is being treated.

National Cancer Institute


Diabetes

American Diabetes Association

Children With Diabetes

The Joslin Diabetes Center

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HIV/AIDS

AIDSinfo Comprehensive site including a Drug Database of fact sheets on HIV/AIDS-related drugs.

Colorado Aids Project (CAP) and the DenverCAP Includes the Metro area.

TheBody.com


Heart Disease and High Blood Pressure

The American Heart Association

The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute


Liver Disease

The American Liver Foundation

Hep C Connection For hepatitis C concerns in Colorado.


Mental Health

Safe2 Tell Student Lounge A place for youth to report threatening behaviors or activities endangering themselves or someone they know, in a way that keeps them safe and anonymous.

American Psychiatric Association Locate various providers of mental health services.

National Institute of Mental Health Mental health information including fact sheets and clinical trials.

American Psychological Association From anger, to ethics, to holiday stresses and more.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Call 1-800-273-TALK (8255).

National Alliance for Mental Illness (NAMI) Dedicated to the improvement of quality of life of those affected by mental illness. NAMIColorado.org for local resources.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

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Obesity

Obesity Society

American Obesity Treatment Association (AOTA)

Compulsive Overeaters Anonymous

Overweight & Obesity


Stroke

Stroke Information Page from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

National Stroke Association

American Stroke Association


Other Recommended Sites

Merck Manual Home Edition

Centers for Disease Control

NORD National Organization for Rare Disorders

Office of Rare Diseases Research


Medicines & Treatments

Drugs & Medicines

Drugs, Supplements, and Herbal Information from MedlinePlus Generic and brand-name drugs, plus herbs and supplements.

Drugs.com Includes pill identifier and contraindications.

MedWatch The FDA site for safety or reporting of adverse reactions to medications and medical devices.

Complementary and Alternative Medicine

National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine Researching the effectiveness of non-traditional medical therapies.

Evidence-Based Herbs & Botanicals Database

WholeHealthMD Food remedies and therapies developed by board-certified doctors and specialists.

Medical Research and Clinical Trials

ClinicalTrials.gov

Cancer Clinical Trials

CenterWatch.com

Tests and Procedures

Guide to Diagnostic Tests

Lab Tests Online

RadiologyInfo Explains radiation therapy and procedures.

Surgery

Surgery

Transplant Living Before a transplant and afte.

Rehabilitation

CraigHospital.org For brain and spinal cord injuries.
Non-emergency Spinal Cord Injury Nurse Advice Line at 1-800-247-0257. More websites of interest.

Rehabilitation at MedlinePlus.gov

Get Good Care

Compare Care Providers:

Medicare Quality, planning and comparison tools for –

Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality Resources for patients and consumers.

Guidelines.gov Very technical.

Health Fraud Recognize scams, quackery, and more.

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