Health information and resources about illnesses, conditions and diseases provided by the organization of American Academy of Family Physicians.
Georgia Academy of Family Physicians promotes the health of the citizens of Georgia by advancing the specialty of Family Medicine through education, advocacy and service to family physicians in the state of Georgia.
Web site of the American Academy of Family Physicians, a medical specialty society that represents more than 93,700 family physicians and medical students.
The Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) model is an approach to providing comprehensive primary care for children, adolescents, and adults. The PCMH is a health care setting that facilitates partnerships between patients and their personal physicians, and when appropriate, the patient's family.
The AADE has several resources available to assist and educate patients with self-management of diabetes.
The Diabetes Master Clinician Program is a project that encourages participation in care through a disease registry, group visits, empowering patients and office staff.
Explains the Go!Diabetes program that Family Health Care Center is one of only 40 practices nationwide to be chosen to participate.
DPH is the lead division entrusted by the people of the state of Georgia with the ultimate responsibility for the health of communities and the entire population. At the state level, DPH is divided into numerous branches, sections, programs and offices, and at the local level, DPH functions via 18 health districts and 159 county health departments.
The CDC's website is an online source for credible health information and is the official web site of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). CDC is committed to achieving true improvements in people's health. CDC applies research and findings to improve people's daily lives and responds to health emergencies, something that distinguishes CDC from its peer agencies. Working with states and other partners, CDC provides a system of health surveillance to monitor and prevent disease outbreaks (including bioterrorism), implement disease prevention strategies, and maintain national health statistics. CDC also guards against international disease transmission, with personnel stationed in more than 25 foreign countries.
The Mayo Clinic is the first and largest integrated, not-for-profit group practice in the world. Their site allows users to help manage their health with useful and up-to-date information in more than 35 disease and lifestyle categories. Includes guidelines for healthy living, information about medical tests, procedures and medications (both prescription & OTC), and a comprehensive guide to hundreds of diseases, conditions and symptoms.
Diabetes affects an estimated 17 million Americans, and the number rises each year. Find in-depth information here about diabetes prevention, diet, treatments, and research. Plus, find daily support and nutritional tips in our online message boards.
The National Institute of Health site for Diabetes patient education. Links to over 200 handouts on prevention and treatment of diabetes. Includes information for children, seniors with large print option and Spanish.
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