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Patient Education and Clinic Resources

The following materials were developed by ECU faculty, staff, and medical students for use by physicians. These materials are not intended to be used as a substitute for medical advice. Any concerns or questions patients have about their health or the health of their families should be discussed with their family physicians. Because medical information is constantly changing, some information on this page may be out of date.

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Cancer Nutrition
Cardiovascular Obesity
Dermatology Peds/Adol
Diabetes Pregnancy
ENT Procedures
Exercise and Physical Fitness Respiratory
Genitourinary Screening Tools
GI Smoking Cessation
Medications Spanish
Men's Health Sports Nutrition
Miscellaneous Weight Loss
Neuro Women's Health

WIC Prescription & Other Resources

Cancer

Diet and Cancer Prevention
Endometrial Cancer
Nutrition Prevention for Colon Cancer
Sunning

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Cardiovascular

Activity After A Heart Attack
Arrhythmia
C-reactive protein
Cholesterol
Congestive Heart Failure
DASH
DASH 7-Day Menu
Estimating 10-yr Risk: Men
Estimating 10-yr Risk: Women
Low-Cholesterol Diet Guidelines
Heart Attack Warning Signs and Prevention
Heart Disease and Diet
Heart Disease and Smoking
High Blood Pressure
Mediterranean Diet
Preventing Heart Disease
Rate Your Plate (DASH version)
Rate Your Plate (nonDASH version)
Stroke
The DASH Diet
Triglycerides
Whole Foods (Lower Carb) DASH

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Dermatology

AAD Atopic Dermatitis Treatment 2014
Contact Dermatitis
Scabies
Sunning
What to Do About Warts

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Diabetes

A1C converted to glucose values
2000 calorie sample menu
Blood Glucose Log
Carbohydrate snacks
Diabetic Dash
Foot Care for People with Diabetes
General Diet for Gestational Diabetes
Good Health with Diabetes Through Exercise
Hyperglycemia/Hypoglycemia
Hyperglycemia/Hypoglycemia (Spanish)
Instructions for Mixing Insulins
Nutrition Survival Skills for Diabetes
Pitt County Health Department Self Management Program
The Basics of Diabetes
Ways to Stay Healthy with Diabetes
La Diabetes FM Handout Nov 2006

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 ENT

Ear Infection

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Exercise and Physical Fitness

Exercise at Home
MyFitness Pal Tracker

Physical Activity Assessment
Physical Activity Tracking Chart
Walking Your Way to Better Health

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Genitourinary

Syphilis
Trichomonas Vaginalis
What You Should Know About Genital Warts

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GI

Chewing and Swallowing Difficulties
Diet for Diverticular Disease
Fiber for Your Health
Gas and Bloating
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Nutrition Prevention for Colon Cancer
Vomiting and Diarrhea

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Medications

Antibiotics
Anticoagulants and Vitamin K
Coumadin
Coumadin (Sp)
How to Get the Most from Your Medication
Ionamin (Phentermine Resin) Physician Info
Medicare Part D Assistance for Seniors
Medication-Assisted Weightloss Guidelines
Medifast R Medical Insurance Coverage Policy
Medifast R Patient Instructions
Medifast R Physician Info
Warfarin
Xenical (Orlistat) Physician Info

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Men's Health

Heart attack Warning Signs and Prevention

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Miscellaneous

Geriatric Community Resources
Gout
Hemorrhoids
Lyme Disease
Ingrown Toenail
Insomnia
Macular Degeneration and Antioxidants
Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
Sarcoidosis
Sexually Transmitted Diseases

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Musculoskeletal

Ankle Sprain
Calcium IQ for Student Athletes
Calcium IQ
Fibromyalgia
Osgood
Osteoarthritis
Osteoporosis

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Neuro

Fibromyalgia

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Nutrition

Achieving a Healthy Weight in Children
2000 calorie sample menu
Anticoagulants and Vitamin K
C-reactive protein
Caffiene Audit
Caffeine Content of Energy Drinks and Other Beverages
Calcium Content of Selective Food
Calcium IQ for Student Athletes
Calcium IQ
Carbohydrate Snacks
Chewing and Swallowing Difficulties
Cholesterol: What to Do When High
DASH
DASH 7-Day Menu
Diabetic Dash
Diet and Cancer Prevention
Diet for Diverticular Disease
Donating Safe and Healthy Meals, Brochure
Donating Safe and Healthy Meals, Guidebook
Donating Safe and Healthy Meals, Sample Menus
Drop A Ton Eating Plan
Eating Out in Greenville
Fiber for your health
Food and Migraines
Fructose Malabsorption
Gas and Bloating
General Diet for Gestational Diabetes
Gout
Heart Disease and Diet
Healthy Eating for Elderly
Hypertension: OmniHeart Diet
Indian (Asian) Food Guide Pyramid
Kidney Disease and Diet
Kidney Stone Prevention
Macular Degeneration and Antioxidants
Making Your Own Baby Food (Spanish version)
Making Your Own Baby Food
Mediterranean Diet
Menopause: A Nutritional Approach
Mining Iron with Your Fork
MyFitness Pal Tracker
My Pyramid for Older Adults
Nutrition for Swimmers
Nutrition During Pregnancy
Nutrition Prevention for Colon Cancer
Nutrition Survival Skills for Diabetes
Potassium
Rate Your Plate (DASH version)
Rate Your Plate (non-DASH version)
Serving Sizes
Soylutions-The Soy Link
Stoplight Food Guide
Stoplight Food Guide (Spanish)
The DASH Diet
Tips for Increasing Calcium and Protein for Individuals
Treating and Preventing Diarrhea
Triglycerides
Vegetarian Pyramid
Vitamin D
Water: How Much Should You Drink?
Ways to Increase Protein Intake
What is BMI and Why is BMI Important?
When to Start Solid Foods
Whole Foods (Lower Carb) DASH
WIC

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Obesity

Achieving a Healthy Weight in Children
Evaluating Patients for Weight Loss
Gastric Bypass and Lap Band Diet Instructions
Ionamin (Phentermine Resin) Physician Info
Medication-Assisted Weightloss Guidelines
Medifast R Patient Instructions
MyFitness Pal Tracker
Patient Weight Loss Contract
Obese-Friendly Office Guidelines
Qsymia Prescription Order Form
Take Off 4 Health Camp For Overweight Teens (ECU)
Walking Your Way to Better Health
Weight Loss Readiness Quiz
Xenical (Orlistat) Physician Info

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Peds/Adol

Achieving a Healthy Weight in Children
0-2 y Boys wt/length & head circ WHO growth standard
0-2 y Boys length/age & wt/age WHO growth standards
0-2 y Girls wt/length & head circ WHO growth standard
0-2 y Girls length/age & wt/age WHO growth standards
12 month Guide for Parents
15 month Guide for Parents
18 month Guide for Parents
2-4 weeks Guide for Parents
2 month Guide for Parents
2 year Guide for Parents
3 year Guide For Parents
4 month Guide for Parents
4 year Guide For Parents
5 year Guide for Parents
6 month Guide for Parents
9 month Guide for Parents
Asthma Action Plan Symptom
Asthma Action Plan
Blood Pressure Table
BMI 99th percentile cut points
Calcium IQ for Student Athletes
Colic: What to do
Color Coded BMI Charts
Ear Infections
Game Snacks
Good Eating for the Teen Years
Healthy Weight Discussion Guide
Making Your Own Baby Food (Spanish version)
Making Your Own Baby Food
Menstruation Facts
Normal Development Birth to 1 month
Peds Asthma Referral
Puberty Facts
Q & A About Your First Pelvic Exam
Safe Sleeping
Services for Children at Risk for Overweight

Staged approach to Obesity Treatment
Stoplight Food Guide
Take Off 4 Health Camp For Overweight Teens (ECU)
Taking Care of My Newborn
Tips To Keep Your Baby Happy and Healthy
Treating and Preventing Diarrhea
Vomiting and Diarrhea
When to Start Solid Foods
WIC

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Pregnancy

The Baby Book
Common Problems and Discomforts with Pregnancy
Common Problems of Pregnancy
Exercise During Pregnancy
General Diet for Gestational Diabetes
General Diet for Gestational Diabetes (Spanish Version)
Gestational Diabetes CHO Counter
Group B Strep in Pregnancy
Group B Strep in Pregnancy (Spanish Version)
How much weight should I gain
Informed Consent
Making Your Own Baby Food (Spanish version)
Making Your Own Baby Food
Nurse Family Partnership for First Time Moms, Pitt County, 2009
Nutrition During Pregnancy
Nutrition Guidance for Pregnancy and Breastfeeding-USDA
PCMH Baby Friendly
Prenatal Weight Gain Chart - Underweight
Prenatal Weight Gain Chart - Overweight
Prenatal Weight Gain Chart - Normal Weight
Prenatal Weight Gain Chart- Obese
Prenatal Weight Gain Chart - Twins Normal Weight
Prenatal Weight Gain Chart - Twins Overweight
Prenatal Weight Gain Chart - Twins Obese
Should I be physically active
Signs and Symptoms of Labor
Things You Just Have to Put Up With
Warning Signs During Pregnancy
Weight Assessment Instructions
What Do These Words Mean
What Medicines are OK for Me to Take
What Should I Eat
What Should I Pack to Take to the Hospital
When Pregnancy and Food Do Not Agree
WIC

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Procedures

Circumcision Procedure Note
Medical Acupuncture

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 Respiratory

2009 H1N1 Flu Information
Asthma Action Plan-Symptom
Asthma Action Plan
Oxygen Therapy
Sleep Apnea
Directions for Using An Inhaler with no Mask
Direction for Using An Inhaler with a Mask

 

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Screening Tools

AUDIT
Cage and Mast
Calcium IQ for Student Athletes
Calcium IQ
DETERMINE Nutrition Assessment for Elderly
Rate Your Plate (DASH version)
Rate Your Plate (non-DASH version)
WAVE Diet Assessment and Recommendations
Weight Loss Readiness Quiz
WHO Fracture Risk Tool (FRAX)

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Smoking Cessation

Heart Disease and Smoking
How to live without smoking
Stop Smoking
Tips to Quit Smoking
FreshAir Brochure
FreshAir: You Can Quit Smoking - Handout 1
FreshAir: You Can Quit Smoking - Handout 2
FreshAir: You Can Quit Smoking - Handout 3
FreshAir: You Can Quit Smoking - Handout 4
FreshAir: Session 1 - Tell Us About Yourself
FreshAir: Session 2 - Why Do You Smoke
FreshAir: Session 2 - Letter To Your Family
Quit Line Fax Referral Form

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Spanish


Estreptococo groupo B
2009 H1N1 Flu Information (Spanish)
Stop Light Diet Guide (Spanish)


Sports Nutrition

Recovery: Nutrition After Athletic Competition

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Weight Loss

ECU Obesity Surgery
1200cal menu
1500cal menu
1800cal menu
2000cal menu
Drop A Ton Eating Plan
Eating out in Greenville
Eating Out: Serving Size Tips
Evaluating Patients for Weight Loss
Patient Weight Loss Contract
Services for Children at Risk for Overweight
Serving Sizes
Stop Light Diet Guide (Spanish)
Walking Your Way to Better Health
Water: How Much Should You Drink?
Weight Loss Readiness Quiz
What is BMI and Why is BMI important

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Women's Health

Birth control pills
Calcium IQ
Endometrial Cancer
Hormone Replacement Therapy
Mammograms
Menstruation Facts
Osteoporosis
Premenstrual Syndrome
Preventing Heart Disease
Q & A about your first Pelvis exam
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Soylutions-The Soy Link
The facts about Menopause
WHO Fracture Risk Tool (FRAX)
Yeast Infection
Your Pap Smear

WIC Prescription & Other Resources

WIC

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