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The following patient-related resources provide guidance in effectively maintaining and enhancing the doctor-patient relationship. About ACP Patient Resources

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Asthma & Allergies (Asthma and Immunology)

Asthma

Asthma | Español
Patient FACTS

Inhalers

How to Use a Powder Inhaler (Disc Style) 4 Video Health Tips on Inhaler Use
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How to Use a Powder Inhaler (Egg Style) 4 Video Health Tips on Inhaler Use
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How to Use an Inhaler without a Spacer 4 Video Health Tips on Inhaler Use
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How to Use an Inhaler with a Spacer 4 Video Health Tips on Inhaler Use
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Sinusitis

Sinusitis
Patient FACTS

Brain and Nerve Disorders (Neurology)

Alzheimer's Disease

Alzheimer's Disease: A Guide for Patients and Families
Booklet

Alzheimer's Disease Visit 1: Assessing Cognition and Recommending Follow-up
DVD
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Alzheimer's Disease Visit 2: Disclosing an Alzheimer's Diagnosis
DVD
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Peer-to-Peer Discussion of Important Aspects of Assessing Cognition and Disclosing Alzheimer's Disease During Primary Care Visits
DVD
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Dementia

Dementia | Español | Order English |  Order Español
Health Tips

Migraine

Migraine | Español
Patient FACTS

Breathing and Lung Health (Respiratory)

Appropriate Antibiotic Use

Appropriate Antibiotic Use for Acute Respiratory Tract Infection in Adults
HVC Article

Asthma

Asthma | Español
Patient FACTS

COPD

COPD | Español
Patient FACTS

Living with COPD | Español
Guide

Coping with COPD: A Guide for Patients DVD
DVD
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Inhalers

How to Use a Powder Inhaler (Disc Style) 4 Video Health Tips on Inhaler Use
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How to Use a Powder Inhaler (Egg Style) 4 Video Health Tips on Inhaler Use
Video
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How to Use an Inhaler without a Spacer 4 Video Health Tips on Inhaler Use
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How to Use an Inhaler with a Spacer 4 Video Health Tips on Inhaler Use
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Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Diagnosis of Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Adults | Watch Video
HVC Article

Obstructive Sleep Apnea | Watch Video
HVC Article

Pneumonia

Pneumonia | Español
Patient FACTS

Respiratory Infections

A Guide to Managing Respiratory Infections
Booklet

Sinusitis

Sinusitis
Patient FACTS

Tuberculosis

Tuberculosis
Patient FACTS

Cancer and Blood Disorders (Oncology and Hematology)

Blood in the Urine

Blood in the Urine as a Sign of Cancer
HVC Article

Cancer Screening

Cervical Cancer Screening in Average Risk Women
HVC Article

Screening for Cancer
HVC Article

Multiple Myeloma

Multiple Myeloma
Patient FACTS

Prostate Cancer

Screening for Prostate Cancer | Watch Video
HVC Article

Diabetes, Thyroid, and Other Metabolic Disorders (Endocrinology)

Cholesterol

High Cholesterol | Español | Order English | Order Español
Patient FACTS

The Healthy Plate
Patient FACTS

Managing High Cholesterol: A Guide for Patients and Families
DVD
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Managing High Cholesterol: A Guide for Patients and Families
Booklet

Diabetes

Living With Diabetes | Español | Chinese | Order English | Order Español | Order Chinese
Guide

Type 2 Diabetes
Patient FACTS

Oral Health and Diabetes | Español
Patient FACTS

Choosing a Type 2 Diabetes Medication | Español
HVC Article

How to Prepare for Your Diabetes Doctor Visit 6 Video Health Tips on Diabetes Management
DVD
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How to Give Yourself Insulin 6 Video Health Tips on Diabetes Management
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How to Use an Insulin Pen 6 Video Health Tips on Diabetes
DVD
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Diabetic Foot Exam 6 Video Health Tips on Diabetes Management
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For Your Life
Video
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The Healthy Plate
Patient FACTS

Living with Diabetes: A Guide for African Americans
Booklet

You're in Control: Managing Type 2 Diabetes
Booklet

Hypercalcemia

Hypercalcemia
Patient FACTS

PreDiabetes

PreDiabetes Booklet | Español
Booklet

PreDiabetes: An Overview
DVD
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PreDiabetes and a Proper Diet
DVD
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PreDiabetes: Increasing Activity
DVD
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Thyroid

Hyperthyroidism
Patient FACTS

Hypothyroidism
Patient FACTS

Distracted Driving

End of Life

Gun Safety

Heart Health (Cardiovascular Disease)

Anemia

Treatment of Anemia in Patients with Heart Disease
HVC Article

Atrial Fibrillation

Atrial Fibrillation (Afib) What You and Your Family Should Know | Español | Order English | Order Español
Guide

Atrial Fibrillation | Español | Order English | Order Español
Patient FACTS

Afib: What You and Your Family Should Know - About Afib
DVD
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Afib: What You and Your Family Should Know - Stroke and Stroke Risk
DVD
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Afib: What You and Your Family Should Know - Afib Medicines
DVD
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Afib: What You and Your Family Should Know - Afib Self-Management
DVD
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Atrial Fibrillation | Español | Order English |  Order Español
Health Tips

Blood Pressure

Hypertension | Español | Order English | Order Español
Patient FACTS

How to Take Your Own Blood Pressure
Video
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Hypertension | Español | Order Español
Health Tips

Know Your Numbers: A Guide to Managing Blood Pressure
Booklet

Believe in Healthy Blood Pressure: A Guide for Blacks for African Americans
Booklet

Cardiac Screening

Cardiac Screening with Electrocardiography, Stress Echocardiography, or Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
HVC Article

Cholesterol

High Cholesterol | Español | Order English | Order Español
Patient FACTS

Managing High Cholesterol: A Guide for Patients and Families
DVD
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Managing High Cholesterol: A Guide for Patients and Families
Booklet

Deep Venous Thrombosis

Deep Venous Thrombosis | Español | Order English | Order Español
Patient FACTS

Heart Disease

Acute Coronary Syndrome
Patient FACTS

How to Take Your Own Blood Pressure
DVD
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Heart Failure

Heart Failure | Español | Order English | Order Español
Patient FACTS

Heart Health

Caring for Your Heart | Español | Order English |  Order Español
Guide

Keeping Your Heart Healthy | Order English
Booklet

Acute Coronary Syndrome DVD: Preparing for Your First Doctor's Visit After Discharge and Medications After a Heart Attack
DVD
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After Your Heart Attack | Español | Order English |  Order Español
Health Tips

5 Keys to a Healthy Heart: A Guide for African Americans
Booklet

Guide to a Healthy Heart for Latinos (Español)
Booklet

The Healthy Plate
Patient FACTS

PAD

A Guide to PAD: Peripheral Artery Disease
Booklet

Peripheral Artery Disease | Español | Order English |  Order Español
Health Tips

Pulmonary Embolism

Pulmonary Embolism
Patient FACTS

Suspected Acute Pulmonary Embolism
HVC Article

Stroke

Transient Ischemic Attack
Patient FACTS

Infectious Disease

Antibiotic Resistance

Antibiotic Resistance
Patient FACTS

Cellulitis and Soft-Tissue Infections

Cellulitis
Patient FACTS

Climate Change

Climate Change and Your Health
Patient FACTS

Clostridium Difficile Infection

Clostridium Difficile Infection
Patient FACTS

Flu

Flu | Español | Order English |   Order Español
Health Tips

Hepatitis B

Hepatitis B
Patient FACTS

Hepatitis C

Hepatitis C
Patient FACTS

HIV/AIDS

HIV
Patient FACTS

HIV: A Guide for Latinos
Booklet

HIV/AIDS | Español | Order English |  Order Español
Health Tips

Respiratory Infections

A Guide to Managing Respiratory Infections
Booklet

Shingles

Shingles
Patient FACTS

STD/STI

Oral Health and HPV | Español
Patient FACTS

Tuberculosis

Tuberculosis
Patient FACTS

Zika Virus

Zika Virus | Español
Patient FACTS

Joint and Bone Health (Arthritis/Rheumatology)

Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia
Patient FACTS

Fibromyalgia | Español | Order English |  Order Español
Health Tips

Gout

Gout
Patient FACTS

Relief from Gout: A Guide for Patients DVD
DVD
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Diagnosis and Management of Gout
Annals Patient Summary

Gout | Español | Order English |  Order Español
Health Tips

Lupus

Lupus
Patient FACTS

Lyme Disease

Lyme Disease
Patient FACTS

Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis
Patient FACTS

Osteoarthritis | Español | Order Español
Health Tips

Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis | Español
Patient FACTS

Osteoporosis | Español | Order English |  Order Español
Health Tips

 Kidney and Urinary Health (Nephrology)

Kidney Stones

Kidney Stones
Patient FACTS

Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)

Urinary Tract Infection
Patient FACTS

Men's Health

Erectile Dysfunction

Erectile Dysfunction | Español | Order English |  Order Español
Health Tips

Low Testosterone

Low Testosterone
Patient FACTS

Low Testosterone | Español | Order English |  Order Español
Health Tips

Prostate Cancer

Screening for Prostate Cancer | Watch Video
HVC Article

STD/STI

Oral Health and HPV | Español
Patient FACTS

Mental Health

Bipolar Disorder

A Guide to Bipolar Disorder
Booklet

Insomnia

Insomnia
Patient FACTS

A Guide to a Restful Sleep
Booklet

Pain

Chronic Pain | Español
Patient FACTS

Safe Opioid Use
Patient FACTS

Obesity

Obesity

Obesity
Patient FACTS

Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Diagnosis of Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Adults | Watch Video
HVC Article

Obstructive Sleep Apnea | Watch Video
HVC Article

Weight Loss

Make It Happen! Lose Weight Guide | Español | Order English |  Order Español
Guide

The Healthy Plate
Patient FACTS

Excess Weight and Your Health
DVD
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The Healthy Plate
Patient FACTS

Oral Health

Orthopedics/Sports Medicine

Low Back Pain

Low Back Pain | Español 
Patient FACTS

Low Back Pain | Español
HVC Article

Low Back Pain | Español 
Health Tips

Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis | Español
Patient FACTS

Osteoporosis | Español | Order English |  Order Español
Health Tips

Pain

Preventative Care

Antibiotic Resistance

Antibiotic Resistance
Patient FACTS

Appropriate Antibiotic Use

Appropriate Antibiotic Use for Acute Respiratory Tract Infection in Adults
HVC Article

Bedsores

Risk Assessment and Prevention of Bedsores
HVC Article

Treatment of Bedsores
HVC Article

Choosing a Provider

Where to Go for Healthcare When You Need It | Español
HVC Article

Climate Change

Climate Change and Your Health
Patient FACTS

Diabetes

PreDiabetes Booklet | Español
Booklet

PreDiabetes: An Overview
DVD
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PreDiabetes and Proper Diet
DVD
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PreDiabetes: Increasing Activity
DVD
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The Healthy Plate
Patient FACTS

Generic Medicines

Generic Medicines
HVC Article

Overall Health

Take Control of Your Health
HVC Article

PreDiabetes

PreDiabetes Booklet | Español
Booklet

PreDiabetes: An Overview
DVD
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PreDiabetes and Proper Diet
DVD
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PreDiabetes: Increasing Activity
DVD
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Weight Loss

Make It Happen! Lose Weight Guide | Español | Order English |  Order Español
Guide

Excess Weight and Your Health
DVD
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PreDiabetes and Proper Diet
DVD
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Skin Disorders (Dermatology)

Cellulitis and Soft-Tissue Infections

Cellulitis
Patient FACTS

Psoriasis

Psoriasis | Español | Order English |  Order Español
Health Tips

Shingles

Shingles
Patient FACTS

Sleep

Insomnia

A Guide to a Restful Sleep
Booklet

Insomnia
Patient FACTS

Stomach and Digestive Disorders (Gastroenterology)

Acute Pancreatitis

Acute Pancreatitis | Español
Patient FACTS

Cirrhosis

Cirrhosis
Patient FACTS

Clostridium Difficile Infection

Clostridium Difficile Infection
Patient FACTS

GERD

GERD
Patient FACTS

Upper Endoscopy for GERD
HVC Article

Hepatitis B

Hepatitis B
Patient FACTS

Hepatitis C

Hepatitis C
Patient FACTS

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Irritable Bowel Syndrome | Español | Order English |  Order Español
Health Tips

Women's Health

STD/STI

Oral Health and HPV | Español
Patient FACTS

Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)

Urinary Tract Infection
Patient FACTS

 

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