CHD External Resources

CHD External Resources

Here are some of our favorite health information websites!

Diabetes
Diabetes often goes undiagnosed because many of its symptoms seem harmless. However, early detection and treatment of diabetes greatly reduces diabetic complications such as blindness, kidney-failure, and neurological problems. Use the tips, articles, and resources to help you identify signs and symptoms of diabetes and learn healthy ways to manage the condition and live well!
Exercise
The health risks of overweight and obesity can be serious and exercising can take a lot of time, especially if you are new to it. Nevertheless, exercising is a lifestyle change that can really change your life. Check out our tips and articles for information on and exercising right.
Health Disparities
Health disparities are differences in health care access, health care outcomes, disease states, and other health related measures across various groups. Differences can occur between racial/ethnic groups, ages, sexes, socioeconomic/educational status, disability status, and sexual orientation. The main goal of the USUCHD is to reduce health disparities.
Heart Healthy
Cardiovascular health is a serious concern for some communities. With increased risk of hypertension, stroke or heart attack, the importance of staying on top of your heart health is increased as well. Read our tips and articles to educate yourself. Check out the articles, tips, and resources we’ve gathered and get more help staying fit.
Mental Health
Mental health is how we think, feel, cope with life and stress, and make choices. Unfortunately, although mental health concerns are fairly common, they are not always so obvious and there is a large stigma against seeking mental health services. The good news is that many mental health concerns are very treatable. Check out some of our favorite links to various mental health resources that could help you or your family struggling with mental health concerns.
Smoking
Smoking is the leading cause of heart disease and lung cancer. Stopping smoking can have tremendous positive health effects and can improve your quality of life.
The Weight of the Nation
The centerpiece of the Weight of the Nation campaign is the four-part documentary series, each featuring case studies, interviews with our nation’s leading experts, and individuals and their families struggling with obesity.
Weight Management
The health risks of overweight and obesity can be serious and eating healthy can take a lot of time and money, especially if you are new to it. Nevertheless, eat healthy is a lifestyle change that can really change your life. Check out our tips and articles for information on and eating well.