Cancer, diabetes, and heart disease information plus prevention and health promotion information.
National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotionwww.cdc.gov/nccdphp/ Highlights prevention of death and disability from chronic diseases along with health promotion for specific populations. Has informative topical links.
http://cancernet.nci.nih.gov/ National Cancer Instituteís site for professionals and consumers with information about treatment, detection, risk factors, and prevention. Has PDQ (Physician Data Query), a comprehensive cancer database, and CANCERLIT, a source of cancer information in print.
Cancer Carewww.cancercare.org/ Patient-oriented cancer site with information about cancer types, pain management, and caregiver support. Includes off line resources and referrals.
American Cancer Societywww.cancer.org/ Comprehensive site with information about cancer types, prevention, alternative medicine, research findings, and patient advocacy.
www.diabetes.org/ Comprehensive diabetes site featuring information for the consumer and for the professional plus physician referral and research briefings.
American Diabetes Associationís African American Programwww.diabetes.org/africanamerican/ The ADAís program on diabetes control targeted to the African-American community.
CDCís Diabetes Home Pagewww.cdc.gov/diabetes/ Federal government diabetes site featuring patient guides and fact sheets in Spanish and English. Data describing diabetes control efforts by state plus links to diabetes-related clipart.
www.nhlbi.nih.gov/index.htm Information about the various forms of heart disease including treatment and prevention for professionals and consumers.
American College of Cardiologywww.acc.org Professional membership site but with ample patient education offerings. Requires free registration.
American Heart Associationwww.americanheart.org Comprehensive site related to heart health and lifestyle modification.
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