Patient Education Resources

computer_gray_2The following websites are good sources of easy-to-read patient information that can be downloaded, printed or ordered.

 

 RESOURCE  DESCRIPTION
 Welltopia Welltopia was launched by the Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) to encourage and inspire you to find your best self. Welltopia is a place where you can connect directly to credible resources that empower healthy personal, family, and community development.
Medline Plus
A service of the US National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health. Easy to read information and audio tutorials on many health topics in English and Spanish. Topics are available in multiple languages.
American College of Physicians Foundation
Download free “Health Tips” in English and Spanish on a variety of health topics, or order easy-to-read diabetes booklets.
Food and Drug Administration - Office of Women's Health
Easy-to-read handouts in English, Spanish and other languages on nutrition, diabetes, depression and other topics related to women’s health.
Learning About Diabetes, Inc.
Easy to read “Handouts and Visual Aids” in color on diabetes care and nutrition to help patients eat the right foods to control blood sugar.
Weight Control Information Network
An extensive list of health education materials about healthy weight and physical activity in English and Spanish. Materials can be printed or ordered.
AWARE (Alliance Working for Antibiotic Resistance Education) Resources about colds and flu and appropriate use of antibiotics for both patients and providers.
Health Information Translations   Easy-to-read educational handouts on many health topics and in multiple languages.