American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology
The American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology provides advocacy and support for patients with allergy, asthma, and immunologic disorders. Patient and consumer education topics include pollen counts, allergen reducing cleaning tips, guides to common allergy drugs, and a Diseases 101 section covering specialized topics such as childhood asthma, adult asthma, food allergies, anaphylaxis, and insect sting allergies.
Asthma and Allergy Association of America
The Asthma and Allergy Association of American is a leading patient organization for people with asthma and allergies. This website contains a wealth of information including educational resources on indoor, outdoor, latex, and food allergies. The website also includes a resource center to locate Asthma and Allergy Association chapters and support groups as well as an Ask the Allergist email form. Also included is a resource to locate certified asthma and allergy friendly consumer products.
American College of Asthma, Allergy, and Immunology
The American College of Asthma, Allergy, and Immunology is an organization dedicated to improving the quality of patient care in allergy and immunology through research, advocacy and professional and public education. Website contains comprehensive A to Z lists on allergy and asthma topics. Also includes online allergy self tests, a glossary of commonly used allergy and immunology terms, and frequently asked questions regarding allergy symptoms, treatment, and prevention. The website also includes an allergist locator and links to patient support sites.
Hearing Loss Association of America
The Hearing Loss Association of America is the nation’s foremost consumer organization representing people with hearing loss. Website includes online back issues of Hearing Loss Magazine, a bimonthly magazine that provides encouraging personal stories of hearing impaired individuals and the latest information on products, research, and technology in the hearing health care field.
National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders
The National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) is one of the Institutes that comprise the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The NIDCD website covers a vast number of topics related to deafness and communication disorders. Topics related to hearing and hearing loss include auditory neuropathy, ear infections, otosclerosis, and ways to recognize hearing loss, and much, much more.
Hearing Loss Links
Hearing Loss Links is a website designed to help those with hearing loss or deafness, and their parents and relatives. This is also a place for professionals assisting those with better hearing and hearing loss. The website contains a vast number of links to online resources. Links to online resources are organized according to topic, subtopic, or specialty and also contain a brief description of the website it links to.
National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse
The National Diabetes Clearinghouse (NDIC) website is provided by the United States National Institutes of Health. The NDIC website provides a wealth of comprehensive information on every health topic associated with diabetes. Information is available on Treatments for Diabetes, National Diabetes Statistics, Clinical Trials, Guidelines, Research Reports, and much much more.
American Diabetes Association
The American Diabetes Association website provides information and links to information on diabetes, including diabetes management, diabetes prevention, diabetes research, community programs and local events, and a diabetes friendly Recipe of the Day.
Center for Disease Control and Prevention: Diabetes Public Health Resource
The CDC Diabetes Public Health Resource provides an information portal to information on diabetes, research statistics, and educational publications.
Drug information/diseases and conditions
MedlinePlus directs you to information to help answer health questions. MedlinePlus brings together authoritative information from NLM, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and other government agencies and health-related organizations. MedlinePlus also contains extensive information about drugs and supplements, an illustrated medical encyclopedia, interactive tutorials, the latest health news, and surgery videos.
Celiac Disease Foundation
Celiac Disease Foundation (CDF) is a highly-regarded national organization recognized throughout the world. CDF strives to promote awareness and build a supportive community for patients, families and health care professionals. CDF is actively involved in advocating for patient concerns and networking with other national and international organizations.
Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America, Inc.
The Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America is a non-profit, volunteer-driven organization dedicated to finding the cure for Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. It was founded in 1967 by Irwin M. and Suzanne Rosenthal, William D. and Shelby Modell, and Henry D. Janowitz, M.D.
Emergency care for you
On the Emergency Care for You website you can find a wealth of information on a great number of emergency medicine topics. The Your Health tab provides viewers with information such as injury prevention, diseases and infections, and elderly safety. The Emergency Manual tab provides information on how to perform CPR, what to do in an emergency, holiday and seasonal safety, and much more. Additional tabs provide access to Vital Care (a magazine for ER Waiting Rooms), patient stories from the ER, information regarding legislation that will affect ER services and standards, and information about the American College of Emergency Physicians Foundation.
National Kidney Foundation
The National Kidney Foundation, Inc (NKF)., is the major voluntary health organization dedicated to preventing kidney disease, improving the health and well-being of individuals and families affected by kidney disease and increasing the availability of all organs for transplantation. The NKF achieves life-saving results today through the contributions of a generous public including participation in NKF signature initiatives..
American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP)
American Kidney Fund (AKF)
National Institute of Diabetes & Digestive & Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
Life Options Rehabilitation Program
www.lifeoptions.org and www.kidneyschool.org
National Kidney Foundation (NKF)
Lab Tests Online® is a very user-friendly and informative website created by clinical laboratory professionals to enable patients and their families to gain a better understanding of the many clinical laboratory tests ordered by physicians to assist in the diagnosis and treatment of many conditions and diseases. The Lab Tests Online® website enables the user to locate information on a multitude of laboratory tests. All search information is located on the Lab Tests Online® Homepage. Under the Test
scroll down menu the user can lookup information by selecting the test they are interested in. Under the Conditions & Diseases
scroll down menu allows the user to select a condition or disease which will retrieve information on the condition or disease selected plus the list of common laboratory test ordered by physicians. The Screening
scroll down menu enables the user to select an age group such as newborns, infants, children, teens, young adults, adults, adults 50+, and pregnancy. Each age group category contains information on the age group and of recommended health maintenance tests and screening for that age group.
American Academy of Pediatrics
This is the official website of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). This website contains a wealth of information relating to the health and wellbeing of children. Nearly every topic relating to pediatrics is covered—childhood ADHD, autism, breastfeeding, obesity and much more—including both text and audio files. The website also contains special sections devoted to patient education, childhood safety and prevention, and childhood immunization. Also available is the American Academy of Pediatrics Bookstore where AAP books can be purchased.
The RadiologyInfo website contains information and videos regarding how various X-ray, CT, MRI, ultrasound, radiation therapy and other procedures are performed. It also addresses what you may experience and how to prepare for the exams. The web site does not yet cover all radiologic procedures and therapies, but is updated frequently with new information. All material on the RadiologyInfo web site is reviewed and approved by experts in the field of radiology from the American College of Radiology (ACR) and Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), as well as other professional radiology organizations.