Wellness Resources

 

The information in these websites is intended for informational purposes only and is meant to help users better understand health concerns. The information should not be interpreted as medical advice. Users should consult with their health care providers for specific information regarding diagnosis and treatment of health conditions before making decisions about their self-care.

 

General sites including weight loss:

www.cdc.gov: Information to protect your health – through health promotion, prevention of disease, injury and disability, and preparedness for new health threats.

www.InshapeIndiana.org: Motivates, educates, and connects Hoosiers to valuable resources that help them eat better, move more and avoid tobacco.

www.MayoClinic.com: Research and resources for patients and medical professionals.

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov: The world's largest medical library.

www.webMD.com: A trusted source for medical information and health news.

www.healthcarebluebook.com: Your free guide to fair pricing for health care costs.


Specific sites for:

Diabetes; Elevated Blood Sugars

www.diabetes.org: Provides objective and credible information. Official site of the American Diabetes Organization.


Hypertension, Hyperlipidemia: Elevated Blood Pressure and Cholesterol

www.heart.org: Provides objective and credible information about high bloodpressure and high cholesterol. Official site of the American Heart Association.


Weight Loss

www.myfitnesspal.com: Provides ability to set up calorie target for weight loss and track calorie intake. Includes calories of foods from menus of multiple restaurants including fast food eating place. Free.

www.mygraphite.com: Online, web-based weight loss solution with simple meal and exercise tracking, focused on calories consumed/expended. Also tracks personal health indicators. If you are an employee of a client using Wise Health Decisions Wellness Program, contact the office for a free access code.

www.sparkpeople.com: Offers large number of resources, tools, support , and motivational programs. Good site if you enjoy social and motivational networks. Free.

 

 

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