We have reviewed the following medical resources and found them to be potentially useful.
http://Medlineplus.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ A site developed by the National Library of Medicine contains information on multiple health topics, drug information, a medical dictionary and current health news. Its special feature is 30 interactive health tutorials which give you an audio and visual lesson on common medical problems.
www.mayoclinic.com This user friendly site sponsored by Mayo Clinic has in-depth information on a large number of health topics, including health decisions guidelines, disease self management, healthy lifestyle planners, drug information, and a first-aid & self care guide.
www.cdc.gov The Center for Disease Control website helps travelers determine which vaccinations are needed as well as health concerns for the area to which they are traveling. It contains information on many health topics, emerging infectious diseases and spotlights on health issues in the news.
www.medem.com The health care information on this site is sponsored by the nationís leading medical societies. The medical library includes information on life stages, diseases and conditions, therapies and health strategies, and health and society. It includes general information, as well as journal activities and medical society recommendations.
www.familydoctor.org Sponsored by the American Academy of Family Practice, this site contains information on health topics, healthy living, drug information, self care, herbal and alternative remedies and a dictionary. Information is also available in Spanish.
www.diabetes.org The site sponsored by the American Diabetes Association contains basic diabetes information for Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes, healthy living tips, community and resource information, on-line shopping store for books, meal planners, etc. and the latest information on diabetes.
www.americanheart.org The American Heart Association site has information on various diseases and conditions such as high blood pressure, stroke, heart attack, congestive heart failure, cholesterol and healthy living tips.
www.cancer.gov The National Cancer Institute is a good source for information on various types of cancers, their treatments, screening and testing, available clinical trials, risk factors and statistics. It also provides access to CANCERLIT, a large database of abstracts and citations from over 4000 sources in cancer literature.
www.ridgeviewmedical.org Ridgeview Medical Center is an independent, full service, acute-care hospital located in Waconia. Lakeview Clinic cares for, and admits patients to Ridgeview Medical Center.
* The above resources are offered to Lakeview Clinic patients due to their value as medical references. Lakeview Clinic has no relationship to any of these organizations.