Helpful Resources and Patient Education Handouts
DASH Diet - Mayo Clinic
DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) is a heart healthy eating plan to help control high blood pressure
What is Cholesterol?
National Institute of Health information on cholesterol
Good Food Great Medicine Controlling Cholesterol
Controlling Cholesterol: Lowering LDL and triglycerides and increasing HDL, excerpted from pages 103- 106 of Good Food, Great Medicine (4th edition), a Mediterranean diet and lifestyle guide and cookbook
Effective food and activity choices to improve sleep and is excerpted from pages 75–76 and 100 of Good Food, Great Medicine (4th edition), a Mediterranean diet and lifestyle guide and cookbook
This handout addresses lifestyle choices which seem to be the most effective in achieving the primary goal of preventing fractures (broken bones) and improving bone strength and resilience.
The Breast Cancer Risk Assessment Tool (BCRAT) is based on a statistical model known as the Gail Model to estimate the risk of developing invasive breast cancer
Forms that allow patients to designate a healthcare representative and share your values, beliefs and goals for your health care if you are not able to express them yourself