American Academy of Family Physicians
The American Academy of Family Physicians is a national association of family doctors founded in 1947. The Academy and its members promote the highest of quality standards for family doctors as well as encourage the continuing education of all physicians. Their goal is to provide a variety of well-trained physicians focused on providing continuing comprehensive health care. The American Academy of Family Physicians serves as a representative as well as an advocate for the specialty of Family Medicine.
American Cancer Society
The American Cancer Society provides patients, as well as family members of those affected by cancer, with a variety of educational resources and information. This site not only offers information on every different type of cancer, but it introduces ways to promote a healthy lifestyle and prevention techniques. Those affected by cancer can also find support programs and services. Patients and their family members can view the latest updates in research as well as volunteer opportunities.
American Diabetes Association
The American Diabetes Association offers those suffering from Diabetes, with a variety of resources and tools. There is information on the basics of Diabetes as well as prevention methods. Patients are offered tools that encourage healthy eating habits as well as physical fitness. Keeping up-to-date with the latest research or finding ways to become involved in your community is made easy through this resource. Diabetics can find assistance and learn new ways of staying in control of their Diabetes.
American Heart Association
The American Heart Association provides an outlet for all patients to explore new ways of maintaining a healthy heart. With nutrition and weight management tips, this site provides the tools necessary to take care of your heart. Patient education on different heart conditions is provided along with methods of prevention. Whether you are a patient suffering from a heart condition, a caregiver, or an educator, this site provides the resources necessary to promote a healthy heart and lifestyle.
Asthma Trigger Tracker:
Patients suffering from Asthma can use this resource to track what triggers their asthma attacks on different occasions. This trigger tracker will help you and your doctor narrow down the causes of your asthma attacks in order to improve your treatment.
General Pediatric and Adolescent Information
The Texas Department of State Health Services has provided the immunization schedule for children and adolescents as well as adults. This link provides the immunization schedule in both English and Spanish.
National Institutes of Health
Patient information from the American Academy of Family Physicians
For patients affected by allergies, this link provides a 4-day pollen forecast for your city. On days when pollen levels are high, be sure to pre-medicate and stay on top of your prescriptions.