Patient Education Resources

Welcome to the Strong Internal Medicine Patient Education Resource page. As a patient of a medical home you can expect evidence-based care from your Care Team, as well as support for self-management of your health and health care. Below you will find materials to help you reach success in your self-care plan.

Anticoagulation

Conditions

Quick Facts

Detailed

In-Depth

Introduction

Introduction, Spanish

Agency for Healthcare Quality & Research

 

Reasons for Use

Reasons for Use, Spanish

Agency for Healthcare Quality & Research

 

How to Take Blood Thinners

How to Take, Spanish

Agency for Healthcare Quality & Research

 

Stay Safe

Stay Safe, Spanish

Agency for Healthcare Quality & Research

 

Food and Blood Thinners

Food and Blood Thinners, Spanish

Agency for Healthcare Quality & Research

 

Other Medications & Blood Thinners

Other Medications & Blood Thinners, Spanish

Agency for Healthcare Quality & Research

 

Possible Side Effects

Possible Side Effects, Spanish

Agency for Healthcare Quality & Research

 

Tell Other Doctors

Tell Other Doctors, Spanish

Agency for Healthcare Quality & Research

 

Warfarin Patient Education Brochure

University of Rochester Medical Center

Medications

 

Websites

 
 

Asthma

Conditions

Quick Facts

Detailed

In-Depth

Frequently Asked Questions
ExitCare Patient Information 2010

F.L.A.R.E.
ExitCare Patient Information 2010

Asthma at a Glance
National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute

Medications

How to use an Inhaler
ExitCare Patient Information 2010

Websites

Asthma
MedLinePlus

Diabetes

Conditions

Quick Facts

Detailed

In-Depth

Control Your Diabetes

Control Your Diabetes, Spanish
Family HealthCare Center

What You Should Know about Managing Diabetes

What You Should Know about Managing Diabetes, Spanish
Health & Home Care Patient Education Consortium 2006

4 Steps to Control Your Diabetes for Life

4 Steps to Control Your Diabetes for Life, Spanish
National Diabetes Education Program

Diet and Exercise

Diet and Exercise, Spanish

Diet and
Family HealthCare Center

What is Diabetes
Health & Home Care Patient Education Consortium 2006

Diabetes Complications
Denise Bilsback, NP, University of Rochester Medical Center

Medication and Glucose Numbers

Medication and Glucose Numbers, Spanish
Family HealthCare Center

 

 

Foot Care
National Institute of Diabetes & Kidney Diseases

Blood Glucose Log

Michelle Kuleszo, RN, Univesity of Rochester Medical Center

 

Diabetic Eye Problems
MedlinePlus

 

 

Medications

Diabetes Medications
Denise Bilsback, NP, University of Rochester Medical Center

How to Prepare Single Dose Insulin
Learning About Diabetes, Inc.

How to Safely Dispose of Household Sharps (English)

Cómo eliminar de forma seguraobjetos hogareƱos punzantes (Spanish)

Websites

Diabetes
MedlinePlus

Diabetes Basics
American Diabetes Association

Congestive Heart Failure

Conditions

Quick Facts

Detailed

In-Depth

CHF Patient Tool

Michelle Kuleszo, RN, University of Rochester Medical Center

 

 

Medications

 

Websites

 

Exercise

Conditions

Quick Facts

Detailed

In-Depth

Activity Log

Department of Health and Human Services

 

Low Back Pain

American Academy of Family Physicians

Shoulder Exercises

American Academy of Family Physicians

 

Back Exercises

The Patient Education Institute, Inc.

Medications

 

Websites

 

Fall Prevention

Conditions

Quick Facts

Detailed

In-Depth

 

 

A Home Fall Prevention Checklist

A Home Fall Prevention Checklist, Spanish

Department of Health and Human ServicesCenters for Disease Control and Prevention

Medications

 

Websites

 

Food and Nutrition

Conditions

Quick Facts

Detailed

In-Depth

Plate Planner

Plate Planner, Spanish

NYS Diabetes Campaign

 

How to Measure Your Meal

American Academy of Family Physcians

 

Cut Down on Salt

Cut Down on Salt, Spanish

National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute

 

Eating Journal

Michelle Kuleszo, RN, University of Rochester Medical Center

Tips to Increase Dietary Fiber

VA Nurtition and Food Services

 

Guide to Reading Food Labels

U.S. Food and Drug Administration

 

Where's the Salt-Really?

Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association

 

Opioids, Constipation and Your Diet

Renee Davis, RD, University of Rochester Medical Center

Medications

 

Websites

 

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)

Conditions

Quick Facts

Detailed

In-Depth

Heartburn

Medline Plus

 

 

Medications

 

Websites

GERD

Medline Plus

 

Hyperlipidemia

Conditions

Quick Facts

Detailed

In-Depth

Protect Your Heart
National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute

Controlling Your Cholesterol
Health & Home Care Patient Education Consortium 2006

What You Need to Know About High Cholesterol
National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute

Medications

Cholesterol Lowering Medicine
American Heart Association

Websites

Cholesterol
Medline Plus

Cholesterol
Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association

Hypertension

Conditions

Quick Facts

Detailed

In-Depth

Prevent High Blood Pressure

Nat'l Heart, Lung & Blood Institute

 

Blood Pressure Log

Michelle Kuleszo, RN, University of Rochester Medical Center

Hypertension, What You Can Do

Hypertension, What You Can Do (Spanish)

American College of Physicians

 

 

High Blood Pressure

High Blood Pressure (Spanish)

Preventive Cardiovascular Nursing Association

 

Medications

BP Medications

American Heart Association

Websites

High Blood Pressure

Medline Plus

Medication Overviews

Alprazolam Brochure

 

Amitriptyline_Brochure

 

Amoxicilin Brochure

 

Atorvastatin Brochure

 

Augmentin Brochure

 

Azithromycin Brochure

 

Bactrim Brochure

 

Buproprion_Brochure_Depression

 

Cephalexin Brochure

 

Cetirizine Brochure

 

Chlorthalidone Brochure

 

Ciprofloxacin Brochure

 

Citalopram_Brochure

 

Clindamycin Brochure

 

Dabigatran_brochure

 

Desipramine_Brochure

 

Diphenhydramine Brochure

 

Duloxetine_Brochure

 

Escitalopram_Brochure

 

Fexofenadine Brochure

 

Fluoxetine_Brochure

 

Gemfibrozil Brochure

 

Humalog Brochure

 

HumalogMix Brochure

 

Hydrochlorothiazide Brochure

 

Hydroxyzine Brochure

 

Lantus Brochure

 

Levemir Brochure

 

Lisinopril Brochure

 

LMWH_Brochure

 

Loratadine Brochure

 

Lorazepam Brochure

 

 

 

 

 

 

Macrobid Brochure

 

Mirtazapine_%20Brochure

 

Moxifloxacin Brochure

 

Nortriptyline_Brochure

 

Novolog Brochure

 

NovologMix Brochure

 

Paroxetine_Brochure

 

PCN Brochure

 

Pravastatin Brochure

 

Rivaroxaban_Brochure

 

Rosuvastatin Brochure

 

Sertraline_Brochure

 

Simvastatin Brochure

 

Venlafaxine_Brochure

 

Warfarin_Brochure

Public Health

Conditions

Quick Facts

Detailed

In-Depth

Bedbugs

Bedbugs, Spanish

Medline Plus

 

 

Medications

 

Websites

 

Smoking

Conditions

Quick Facts

Detailed

In-Depth

smoking and cancer

BeTobaccoFree.gov

 

Refer-to-Quit

New York State Smokers' Quitline

 

Smoking Craving Journal

Canandian Cancer Society

Health Tips-Smoking

ACP Foundation

 

Health Tips-Smoking, Spanish

ACP Foundation

 

You Can Quit Smoking Plan

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

 

You Can Quit Smoking Plan, Spanish

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

 

 

Self-Help Smoking Cessation Program

John C. Grable, M.D. URMC

 

Self-Help Smoking Cessation Program, Spanish

John C. Grable, M.D. URMC

Medications

 

Websites

NYS Smoke Free

NYS Smokers Quitline

Clearing the Air

National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health

Be Tobacco Free

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services