Patient Education

At Med+Plus Florence, we consider you to be the most important part of your health care team. Here, we offer a list of recommended web sites which may be helpful for your understanding of your health care issues and which may offer tools to help you manage your health care plan. Information from these websites should not be considered an alternative to medical advice from your doctor or other professional health care provider. You should never ignore or delay seeking medical advice based on this information.

Personal Health Record: info on how to create a PHR PHR forms available

Weight Control: 
Center for Disease Control’s Adult BMI Calculator
info about overweight & obesity treatment options from the National Institutes of Health

High Blood Pressure: basic information DASH diet

Diabetes: is the American Diabetes Association Home Page.
Here you will find diabetes information and tips on managing your diabetes.

Heart Health: is the American Heart Association website.


Lung Conditions and Allergies: is the American Lung Association website. is American College of Asthma, Allergy, and Immunology website. info on seasonal allergies patient information and health series from the American Thoracic Society

Stop Smoking: offers step-by-step quit guide and other resources help from the American Lung Association

Influenza:  for information on seasonal flu

Other Helpful Sites:  is the website for tutorials from the National Institutes of Health and other trusted sources.
Interactive HealthTutorials are listed alphabetically for around 100 diseases and conditions, as well as tutorials on tests, procedures, surgeries, and health and wellness. is the website for the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute and contains articles on diseases conditions, tests, procedures, etc. relating to the heart, lungs, and blood, and also sleep disorders website for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is the American College of Endocrinology’s Patient education website with links to the following endocrine conditions: Adrenal, Diabetes, Obesity, Osteoporosis, Parathyroid, Pituitary, and Thyroid is the web site operated by the American  Academy of Family Physicians


Copyright © 2013. All Rights Reserved.