My health passport. Page. Content. 1. Information of My Family Doctor Information of My Family Dentist 3

Save this PDF as:
 WORD  PNG  TXT  JPG

Size: px
Start display at page:

Download "My health passport. Page. Content. 1. Information of My Family Doctor 2. 2. Information of My Family Dentist 3"

Transcription

1

2 My health passport The aim of this passport is to help you record down the information of your family doctor, dentist or Chinese medicine practitioner. It is also your personal health record. Please keep it properly. Please remember to bring along your health passport for every health visits. This will help your family doctor, dentist, Chinese medicine practitioner and other healthcare professionals understand your health conditions and facilitate discussion of your health promotion plan. Content Page 1. Information of My Family Doctor 2 2. Information of My Family Dentist 3 3. Information of My Family Chinese Medicine Practitioner 4 4. My Personal Health Information 5 5. My Consultation Record (Family Doctor) 6 6. My Consultation Record (Family Dentist) 8 7. My Consultation Record 9 (Family Chinese Medicine Practitioner) 8. Tips for Healthy Lifestyle Health Reference Index Health Commitment Resource Corner 20 1

3 1. Information of My Family Doctor (To be filled by your family doctor) 2. Information of My Family Dentist (To be filled by your family dentist) My family doctor: (Name) My family dentist: (Name) Please affix the name card of your family doctor. Please affix the name card of your family dentist. My family doctor has joined the following primary care schemes: My family dentist has joined the following primary care scheme: Health Care Voucher Scheme Yes/No Health Care Voucher Scheme Yes/No Elderly Vaccination Subsidy Scheme Yes/No 2 3

4 3. Information of My Family Chinese Medicine Practitioner (To be filled by your family Chinese medicine practitioner) 4. My Personal Health Information (To be filled by oneself) My family Chinese medicine practitioner: (Name) Date of birth : Sex : Address : Please affix the name card of your family Chinese medicine practitioner. My family Chinese medicine practitioner has joined the following primary care scheme: Health Care Voucher Scheme Yes/No Telephone : Blood type : Medical history : Drug allergy (Western medicines / Chinese medicines): Food allergy : Long-term medication(s) (Western medicines / Chinese medicines): Emergency contact In case of emergency, please contact the following persons: Name Relationship Telephone number 4 5

5 5. My Consultation Record (Family Doctor) (To be filled by oneself) 5. My Consultation Record (Family Doctor) (To be filled by oneself) Date Time Diagnosis Date Time Diagnosis 6 7

6 6. My Consultation Record (Family Dentist) (To be filled by oneself) 7. My Consultation Record (Family Chinese Medicine Practitioner) (To be filled by oneself) Date Time Diagnosis Date Time Diagnosis 8 9

7 7. My Consultation Record (Family Chinese Medicine Practitioner) (To be filled by oneself) 8. Tips for Healthy Lifestyle Date Time Diagnosis Adopt healthy eating habit Eat a balanced diet; maintain ideal body weight Ensure balanced nutrition and eat more high fibre food such as vegetables, fruits, whole wheat bread and brown rice Adopt healthy cooking methods like steaming, poaching or boiling Reduce intake of high fat food such as animal fat and skins, fried food, whole milk, cakes or coconut milk Pay attention to the values of fats, sodium (or salt) and sugar on nutrition labels. Choose food lower in fats, sodium and sugars. Increase physical activities Exercise for at least half an hour daily; or Exercise for at least one hour every other day; or Accumulate 30 minutes of physical activities daily (not less than 10 minutes each time). Reduce alcohol intake No more than 2 standard drinks daily for male No more than 1 standard drink daily for female 10 11

8 8. Tips for Healthy Lifestyle 8. Tips for Healthy Lifestyle A standard drink (note 1) equals to: ml of beer (5% alcohol) - 1 small glass (100 ml) of wine (12% alcohol) - 1 pub measure (30 ml) of spirits (40% alcohol) Quit smoking Non-smokers should not try smoking and smokers should quit immediately If you need help to quit smoking, please refer to Resource Corner Relax your Stay relaxed; don't be too stressful body and mind Oral hygiene Brush your teeth properly twice a day Use toothbrush with soft bristles and fluoride toothpaste Clean all surfaces of your teeth properly, i.e. the outer, inner and chewing surfaces; and gently brush the gumline Use dental floss or interdental brush to clean space between teeth Health Preservation in Chinese Medicine The key concept of health preservation in Chinese medicine is preventing disease before its occurrence, which means to promote health, prevent diseases and enhance longevity in accordance with the theories of Chinese medicine. 1. Maintain a healthy mental state Learn to maintain a balanced state of mind, stay relaxed, calm and happy 2. Adapt to the nature and seasonal changes Spring : preserve yang qi; select mild and relaxing outdoor activity; eat light Summer : prevent summerheat; prevent excessive consumption of body fluids; eat light; avoid raw and cold food Autumn : preserve body fluids; maintain indoor humidity; gradually put on more clothes to keep warm; eat food that replenishes yin and moisten dryness, e.g. pear, honey etc. Winter : keep warm; take hot food and beverages; avoid excessive spicy food 3. Exercise regularly Choose suitable types of exercise and exercise regularly Note 1: A standard drink contains 10g of pure alcohol

9 8. Tips for Healthy Lifestyle 9. Health Reference Index 4. Maintain a healthy diet Pay attention to food hygiene Beware of dietary contraindications. For examples, those with heat body constitution should avoid eating excessive hot and spicy food, such as chilli, chives and ginger, etc; elderly people should protect their spleen and stomach, eat light, take soft and warm food. Eat a balanced diet with appropriate temperature and suitable amount of food at regular time. Don't be a picky eater 5. Maintain a controlled and healthy sex life Maintain a controlled and healthy sex life to avoid excessive use of kidney-essence which may lead to poor health or premature aging 6. Health-strengthening massage Massage body parts or acupoints in a balanced and soft manner; consult your family Chinese medicine practitioner for detailed manipulation You may check your weight, blood pressure, glucose level, oral hygiene and body conditions against the following indices to see if you are doing well. If you have chronic diseases, your reference indices may differ. 2 (note 2) Body Mass Index (BMI) Below 23 kg/m Blood pressure Health Reference Indices Below 140/90 mmhg (note 3) Glucose level Fasting level below 6.1 mmol/l Oral hygiene Body condition No plaque or calculus accumulating on teeth or gum; no swelling, inflammation or bleeding gum. With a conscious and clear mind; bright eyes; bright complexion; regular breathing pale red tongue; thin white coating on the tongue; normal voice; clear speech; and no abnormal smell Note 2: Body Mass Index (BMI) is defined as the weight in kilograms divided by the square of the height in metres. World Health Organization recommended Body Mass Index (BMI) cut-off points for overweight as 25 kg/m 2 and obesity as 30 kg/m 2 in For Asian populations, the BMI cut-off points of 23 kg/m 2 and 27.5 kg/m 2 were added as points for public health action. Central obesity (for Chinese) is defined as waist circumference for man equal to or more than 90 cm and for woman equal to or more than 80 cm. Note 3: Fasting is defined as no food intake for 8 hours or more. The above information is for reference only. If you have any query, please consult your family doctor, dentist or Chinese medicine practitioner

10 10. Health Commitment 10. Health Commitment Do you want to be healthy? Please discuss with your family doctor, dentist or Chinese medicine practitioner your health promotion plan every year and make an effort to achieve it. Date: In the next 12 months, I will meet these targets: (Please tick against the items) Sleep and get up early; make a habit of working in daytime and resting at night; adapt to seasonal changes; Stay relaxed, calm, happy and ventilate _negative emotion Brush and clean teeth properly and thoroughly, day and night Use toothbrush with soft bristles and fluoride toothpaste Use dental floss or interdental brush to clean space between teeth Eat less salty food Eat less fried food; use less oil in cooking No over eating Dine out less often; prepare lunch by myself Eat more high fibre food such as vegetables, fruits and whole grains food Observe food hygiene; beware of dietary contraindications; eat a balanced diet with appropriate temperature and amount at regular time Choose suitable types of exercise and exercise regularly Massage body parts or acupoints in a balanced and soft manner Quit smoking Drink less alcohol Maintain a controlled and healthy sex life Follow doctor's advice on medication(s) Do you want to be healthy? Please discuss with your family doctor, dentist or Chinese medicine practitioner your health promotion plan every year and make an effort to achieve it. Date: In the next 12 months, I will meet these targets: (Please tick against the items) Sleep and get up early; make a habit of working in daytime and resting at night; adapt to seasonal changes; Stay relaxed, calm, happy and ventilate _negative emotion Brush and clean teeth properly and thoroughly, day and night Use toothbrush with soft bristles and fluoride toothpaste Use dental floss or interdental brush to clean space between teeth Eat less salty food Eat less fried food; use less oil in cooking No over eating Dine out less often; prepare lunch by myself Eat more high fibre food such as vegetables, fruits and whole grains food Observe food hygiene; beware of dietary contraindications; eat a balanced diet with appropriate temperature and amount at regular time Choose suitable types of exercise and exercise regularly Massage body parts or acupoints in a balanced and soft manner Quit smoking Drink less alcohol Maintain a controlled and healthy sex life Follow doctor's advice on medication(s) 16 17

11 10. Health Commitment 10. Health Commitment Do you want to be healthy? Please discuss with your family doctor, dentist or Chinese medicine practitioner your health promotion plan every year and make an effort to achieve it. Date: In the next 12 months, I will meet these targets: (Please tick against the items) Sleep and get up early; make a habit of working in daytime and resting at night; adapt to seasonal changes; Stay relaxed, calm, happy and ventilate _negative emotion Brush and clean teeth properly and thoroughly, day and night Use toothbrush with soft bristles and fluoride toothpaste Use dental floss or interdental brush to clean space between teeth Eat less salty food Eat less fried food; use less oil in cooking No over eating Dine out less often; prepare lunch by myself Eat more high fibre food such as vegetables, fruits and whole grains food Observe food hygiene; beware of dietary contraindications; eat a balanced diet with appropriate temperature and amount at regular time Choose suitable types of exercise and exercise regularly Massage body parts or acupoints in a balanced and soft manner Quit smoking Drink less alcohol Maintain a controlled and healthy sex life Follow doctor's advice on medication(s) Do you want to be healthy? Please discuss with your family doctor, dentist or Chinese medicine practitioner your health promotion plan every year and make an effort to achieve it. Date: In the next 12 months, I will meet these targets: (Please tick against the items) Sleep and get up early; make a habit of working in daytime and resting at night; adapt to seasonal changes; Stay relaxed, calm, happy and ventilate _negative emotion Brush and clean teeth properly and thoroughly, day and night Use toothbrush with soft bristles and fluoride toothpaste Use dental floss or interdental brush to clean space between teeth Eat less salty food Eat less fried food; use less oil in cooking No over eating Dine out less often; prepare lunch by myself Eat more high fibre food such as vegetables, fruits and whole grains food Observe food hygiene; beware of dietary contraindications; eat a balanced diet with appropriate temperature and amount at regular time Choose suitable types of exercise and exercise regularly Massage body parts or acupoints in a balanced and soft manner Quit smoking Drink less alcohol Maintain a controlled and healthy sex life Follow doctor's advice on medication(s) 18 19

12 Resource 1 Corner 1. Smoking cessation service Service Organisation Telephone number Integrated Smoking Cessation Hotline of the Department of Health Department of Health (press 1) Hospital Authority Quitline Hospital Authority (press 3) Women Smoking Cessation Service The University of Hong Kong Tung Wah Groups of Hospitals Smoking Cessation Hotline Tung Wah Groups of Hospitals (press 2) Pok Oi Smoking Cessation Service using Traditional Chinese Medicine Pok Oi Hospital (press 4) Related Websites Oral Health Education Unit, Department of Health Central Health Education Unit, Department of Health Chinese Medicine Division, Department of Health Smart Patien1, Hospital Authority Health Service Hotlines Oral Health Education Unit, Departmen1 of Health hour Health Education Hotline, Central Health Education Unit, Department of Health Chinese Medicine Division, Department of Health

Diabetes and Hypertension Care For Adults in Primary Care Settings

Diabetes and Hypertension Care For Adults in Primary Care Settings and Hypertension Care For Adults in Primary Care Settings What is Type 2? The carbohydrates including sugar and starch which we take become glucose after digestion. It will then be absorbed by the small

More information

Pre-diabetes. Time to change direction? No Diabetes. Diabetes. Contact Details. Dietitian. Telephone Number. Useful contacts

Pre-diabetes. Time to change direction? No Diabetes. Diabetes. Contact Details. Dietitian. Telephone Number. Useful contacts Useful contacts www.eatwellnotts.nhs.uk 01623 785183 Free support for smokers who want to stop: 0800 3897712 New Leaf Nottinghamshire The British Dietetic Association: http://www.bda.uk.com 0121 200 8080

More information

Module 1: Be Smart about Your Smile! minutes

Module 1: Be Smart about Your Smile! minutes Module 1: Be Smart about Your Smile! 15-30 minutes Key Message Taking proper care of your teeth enhances your total health and gives you a more attractive appearance. Student goals Upon completing this

More information

Taking care of your mouth during cancer treatment

Taking care of your mouth during cancer treatment Taking care of your mouth during cancer treatment Princess Margaret For patients who are getting radiation, chemotherapy or both for head and neck cancer In this pamphlet, you will learn: Who is at risk

More information

Dental Care and Chronic Conditions. Respiratory Disease Cardiovascular Disease Diabetes

Dental Care and Chronic Conditions. Respiratory Disease Cardiovascular Disease Diabetes Dental Care and Chronic Conditions Respiratory Disease Cardiovascular Disease Diabetes Shape Up Your Smile and Avoid Some Complications of Chronic Diseases When you take good care of your oral health,

More information

High Blood Pressure: What You Need to Know

High Blood Pressure: What You Need to Know High Blood Pressure: What You Need to Know This brochure can help you learn more about high blood pressure. It doesn t replace regular medical check-ups or your health care provider s advice. Talk with

More information

My health action plan

My health action plan My health action plan Contents What is a health action plan? 3 Section 1 Personal information 7 Section 2 People who help me 13 Section 3 Communication 17 Section 4 Medicine 23 Section 5 My general health

More information

oral health through everyday care everyday oral care routines for a lifetime of smiles

oral health through everyday care everyday oral care routines for a lifetime of smiles oral health through everyday care everyday oral care routines for a lifetime of smiles oral health through everyday care Everyday care routines are essential for maintaining good health. A toothbrush,

More information

Background (cont) World Health Organisation (WHO) and IDF predict that this number will increase to more than 1,3 million in the next 25 years.

Background (cont) World Health Organisation (WHO) and IDF predict that this number will increase to more than 1,3 million in the next 25 years. Diabetes Overview Background What is diabetes Non-modifiable risk factors Modifiable risk factors Common symptoms of diabetes Early diagnosis and management of diabetes Non-medical management of diabetes

More information

Your Results. For more information visit: www.sutton.gov.uk/healthchecks. Name: Date: In partnership with

Your Results. For more information visit: www.sutton.gov.uk/healthchecks. Name: Date: In partnership with Your Results Name: Date: For more information visit: www.sutton.gov.uk/healthchecks In partnership with Introduction Everyone is at risk of developing diabetes, heart disease, kidney disease, stroke and

More information

High blood pressure. Understanding and managing your blood pressure. Second edition

High blood pressure. Understanding and managing your blood pressure. Second edition High blood pressure Understanding and managing your blood pressure Second edition Key points to remember about high blood pressure High blood pressure is one of the most common health conditions affecting

More information

Brushing up on teeth He ora niho, he ora tangata

Brushing up on teeth He ora niho, he ora tangata Age Concern Information Sheet Brushing up on teeth He ora niho, he ora tangata Good oral health is an important part of general health and wellbeing as we age. This Age Concern Information Sheet provides

More information

Periodontal Disease. Department of Orthodontics and Restorative Dentistry Information for Patients. University Hospitals of Leicester.

Periodontal Disease. Department of Orthodontics and Restorative Dentistry Information for Patients. University Hospitals of Leicester. Periodontal Disease Department of Orthodontics and Restorative Dentistry Information for Patients i University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust What is Periodontal Disease (Gum Disease)? Periodontal disease

More information

Take Charge of Your Diabetes

Take Charge of Your Diabetes Take Charge of Your Diabetes A Reinforcement Booklet for People With Diabetes Purpose and Acknowledgments This simplified and shortened overview of CDC s 1997 publication, Take Charge of Your Diabetes,

More information

Tooth Decay. What Is Tooth Decay? Tooth decay happens when you have an infection of your teeth.

Tooth Decay. What Is Tooth Decay? Tooth decay happens when you have an infection of your teeth. Tooth Decay What Is Tooth Decay? Tooth decay happens when you have an infection of your teeth. When you eat food and drink, it is broken down into acid. This acid helps to make plaque (a sticky substance).

More information

Healthy foods and drinks for children aged 1 4 years

Healthy foods and drinks for children aged 1 4 years Department of Health Healthy foods and drinks for children aged 1 4 years 13 Growing Strong Feeding you and your baby Great state. Great opportunity. 1 By the time your child is one year old, they should

More information

Managing Mouth Sores

Managing Mouth Sores Managing Mouth Sores The following information is based on the general experiences of many prostate cancer patients. Your experience may be different. If you have any questions about what prostate cancer

More information

Dental Health and Epilepsy

Dental Health and Epilepsy Dental Health and Epilepsy Good dental health is important to everyone. But it is especially important for people who take antiepileptic medications. Certain antiepileptic drugs and other medications can

More information

know your numbers target your blood pressure Initiated by the World Hypertension League

know your numbers target your blood pressure Initiated by the World Hypertension League know your numbers target your blood pressure Initiated by the World Hypertension League MAY 17, 2011 what is hypertension? Hypertension is most commonly known as High Blood Pressure. It is a chronic medical

More information

Maxillofacial diet and oral hygiene advice

Maxillofacial diet and oral hygiene advice Maxillofacial diet and oral hygiene advice Delivering the best in care UHB is a no smoking Trust To see all of our current patient information leaflets please visit www.uhb.nhs.uk/patient-information-leaflets.htm

More information

Dietary Intervention

Dietary Intervention The Dietary Advice to Stop Hypertension eating plan 1 The Dietary Advice to Stop Hypertension (DASH) eating plan, developed by United States National Institute of Health, features plenty of fruits, vegetables,

More information

REDUCE YOUR RISK OF STROKE

REDUCE YOUR RISK OF STROKE REDUCE YOUR RISK OF STROKE WHAT IS STROKE? A stroke is a brain attack. It can be fatal. A stroke happens when a blockage such as a clot blocks the blood flow to the brain, or when a burst blood vessel

More information

Important Facts You Should Know About Dental and Oral Care for You and Your Children

Important Facts You Should Know About Dental and Oral Care for You and Your Children Important Facts You Should Know About Dental and Oral Care for You and Your Children Introduction 1 Why good oral health is so important 2 Starting at the beginning your child s first teeth 3 Healthful

More information

How to take care of your baby s teeth and gums

How to take care of your baby s teeth and gums Children s Dental Health In This Issue: } How to take care of your baby s teeth and gums } How to keep your child s teeth healthy } Preparing Kids for Their First Dental Checkup How to take care of your

More information

Hong Kong Reference Framework for Diabetes Care for Adults in Primary Care Settings Patient Version

Hong Kong Reference Framework for Diabetes Care for Adults in Primary Care Settings Patient Version Hong Kong Reference Framework for Diabetes Care for Adults in Primary Care Settings Patient Version Prepared by the Task Force on Conceptual Model and Preventive Protocols of the Working Group on Primary

More information

CHAPTER 4 Nutrition 51

CHAPTER 4 Nutrition 51 CHAPTER 4 Nutrition 51 Learning About Nutrition Nutrition Nutrition is how the body uses food to stay healthy. Good nutrition means that the body gets enough of the foods it needs to stay healthy. Poor

More information

from the Oral Health Tips for Parents of Children from Birth to Age 3

from the Oral Health Tips for Parents of Children from Birth to Age 3 Bright Smiles from the Very Beginning Oral Health Tips for Parents of Children from Birth to Age 3 Daily Oral Care One of the most important facts about cavities is that they are preventable. Start to

More information

DIABETES & HEALTHY EATING

DIABETES & HEALTHY EATING DIABETES & HEALTHY EATING Food gives you the energy you need for healthy living. Your body changes most of the food you eat into a sugar called glucose. (glucose) Insulin helps your cells get the sugar

More information

KEEPING YOUR TEETH FOR A LIFETIME...

KEEPING YOUR TEETH FOR A LIFETIME... KEEPING YOUR TEETH FOR A LIFETIME... easy as! what you need to know Having a healthy mouth is important for overall health and well being. Healthy teeth and gums play an important part in your ability

More information

HEALTH RISK ASSESSMENT (HRS) QUESTIONNAIRE

HEALTH RISK ASSESSMENT (HRS) QUESTIONNAIRE HEALTH RISK ASSESSMENT (HRS) QUESTIONNAIRE The Health Risk Assessment (HRA) questionnaire provides participants with an evaluation of their current health and quality of life. The assessment promotes health

More information

Take Control of your. Blood Pressure

Take Control of your. Blood Pressure Take Control of your Blood Pressure Croí works to improve the quality of life for all through the prevention and control of heart disease, stroke, diabetes and obesity. Our specialist health team equip

More information

Keep your eyes healthy

Keep your eyes healthy Keep your eyes healthy Prevent diabetes problems What are diabetes problems? All people with diabetes have a risk of developing damage to their eyes as a result of poor blood glucose (sugar) control. Too

More information

Eating Well for Young Children

Eating Well for Young Children Living and Eating Well Eating Well for Young Children We have many children to feed, Ma. But some are HIV+ve and others HIV-ve. Do they need to eat different food? No, Ma. All children need a good, balanced

More information

TAKING CHARGE OF. Diabetes

TAKING CHARGE OF. Diabetes TAKING CHARGE OF Diabetes You can take charge of your diabetes. There are four steps to help you take charge: Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Learn about diabetes Know your diabetes ABCs Take care of your

More information

After Dental Extractions or Wisdom Teeth Removal

After Dental Extractions or Wisdom Teeth Removal 2009 After Dental Extractions or Wisdom Teeth Removal After Dental Extractions or Wisdom Teeth Removal Pain and Discomfort After the local anaesthetic or freezing wears off, you will most likely feel some

More information

Eat Smart! Follow the. Healthy Eating. Food Pyramid!

Eat Smart! Follow the. Healthy Eating. Food Pyramid! Eat Smart! Follow the Healthy Eating Food Pyramid! Food contains various types of nutrients to keep us healthy. For the sake of health, the nutritional value, functions, freshness and hygiene condition

More information

High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)

High Blood Pressure (Hypertension) Page 1 of 5 High Blood Pressure (Hypertension) If you have high blood pressure, you have an increased risk of developing heart disease, a stroke, and other serious conditions. In some cases blood pressure

More information

Men s cancers. Men and cancer

Men s cancers. Men and cancer Men s cancers Men and cancer What I ve seen too many men do is wait until they get cancer before they start to do the right thing How many men get cancer? Even though less than half of the Australian population

More information

HEPATITIS C LESSONS PART 5

HEPATITIS C LESSONS PART 5 Understanding and Caring for Your Liver PURPOSE By knowing how the liver works, people in your group can learn how to take better care of themselves as they live with the virus. FACTS ABOUT LIVER FUNCTION

More information

Weight Loss and Kidney Disease July A Slow Weight Loss is Best. Tips for a Healthy Lifestyle with Kidney Disease

Weight Loss and Kidney Disease July A Slow Weight Loss is Best. Tips for a Healthy Lifestyle with Kidney Disease A Slow Weight Loss is Best Healthy weight loss takes time! Reaching and keeping a healthy weight means eating well-balanced, nutritious, and low-fat meals and exercising regularly. Healthy weight loss

More information

Cardiac rehabilitation

Cardiac rehabilitation Information For Patients & Carers Cardiac rehabilitation Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital NHS Trust Thomas Drive Liverpool Merseyside L14 3PE Telephone: 0151-228 1616 www.lhch.nhs.uk This leaflet has

More information

Blood Pressure and Your Health

Blood Pressure and Your Health Blood Pressure and Your Health YOUR GUIDE TO: Blood pressure basics The danger of high blood pressure Steps to avoid or lower high blood pressure I started measuring my blood pressure at home after I learned

More information

Blood Pressure and Your Health

Blood Pressure and Your Health Sources for more information about blood pressure American Society of Hypertension (ASH) (866) 696-9099 www.ash-us.org Visit the ASH Web site for more information about the Hypertension Community Outreach

More information

Love your heart. A South Asian guide to controlling your blood pressure

Love your heart. A South Asian guide to controlling your blood pressure Love your heart A South Asian guide to controlling your blood pressure BLOOD PRESSURE ASSOCIATION Love your heart If you are of South Asian origin, then this booklet is for you. It has been written to

More information

CANCER CAN BE PREVENTED

CANCER CAN BE PREVENTED CANCER CAN BE PREVENTED WORLD CANCER DAY 4 February THANK YOU for reading this information! Our aim is to help you understand how you can take steps to prevent cancer and live a healthier and longer life.

More information

CROWNS, BRIDGES AND PARTIAL DENTURES Restoring the Health of Your Teeth

CROWNS, BRIDGES AND PARTIAL DENTURES Restoring the Health of Your Teeth 502 Jefferson Highway N. Champlin, MN 55316 763 427-1311 www.moffittrestorativedentistry.com CROWNS, BRIDGES AND PARTIAL DENTURES Restoring the Health of Your Teeth REPLACED, DAMAGED, OR MISSING TEETH

More information

The Food Pyramid guide to every day food choices for adults,

The Food Pyramid guide to every day food choices for adults, HealthyYour Food for to Life guide healthy eating The Food Pyramid guide to every day food choices for adults, Use the Food teenagers and children aged fivepyramid and over to plan meals and snacks Do

More information

designed by Dogtag Creative WHAT HIDES BENEATH?

designed by Dogtag Creative  WHAT HIDES BENEATH? designed by Dogtag Creative www.dogtagcreative.co.uk WHAT HIDES BENEATH? did you know that gum disease can damage your general health? CONTENTS What is Gum Disease? 3 How does gum disease occur? 3 How

More information

It s Essential for a Healthy Lifestyle

It s Essential for a Healthy Lifestyle It s Essential for a Healthy Lifestyle Better oral health is a key part of healthy living The essentials to maintain optimal health A balanced diet, regular exercise, stress management Proper oral hygiene

More information

Your Own Teeth and Gums

Your Own Teeth and Gums Your Own Teeth and Gums CHAPTER1 Next time you look in a mirror, look at your teeth and the skin (gums) around them. Look in your children s mouths, too. Look at both gums and teeth, because the health

More information

Pre-Diabetes. ? The End This Way. The end!!!! or a new beginning? Small Changes for Life. Some useful resources. New Beginning

Pre-Diabetes. ? The End This Way. The end!!!! or a new beginning? Small Changes for Life. Some useful resources. New Beginning Some useful resources Resolution 0116 2252828 www.diabetes.org.uk www.ndep.nih.gov http://diabetes.about.com/library/blnews/binigt801.htm www.wkbt.com/health.limc/placed/story www.yahoo.com/health Diabetes

More information

Students are introduced to how dental plaque develops on the teeth and how the bacteria within this plaque can cause dental

Students are introduced to how dental plaque develops on the teeth and how the bacteria within this plaque can cause dental Key Stage 2 Science Animals, including humans Working scientifically PSHE Core Theme 1- Health and Wellbeing Estimated Teaching Time 50 minute sessions Section 3.3, explores how to prevent dental caries

More information

High Blood Pressure and Your Kidneys

High Blood Pressure and Your Kidneys American Kidney Fund 6110 Executive Boulevard, Suite 1010 Rockville, MD 20852 Phone: (301) 881-3052, Fax: (301) 881-0898 Toll-Free: (800) 638-8299 HelpLine: (866) 300-2900 HelpLine@kidneyfund.org http://www.kidneyfund.org

More information

Title: Fact or Fiction What s The Truth About Dental Health

Title: Fact or Fiction What s The Truth About Dental Health Title: Fact or Fiction What s The Truth About Dental Health Target Audience: Pregnant, Breastfeeding and Postpartum women, infants >6 months, Children 1-5 years. Objectives: The client will: 1. Identify

More information

Mouth care during chemotherapy

Mouth care during chemotherapy Some people having chemotherapy treatment find that their mouth gets sore. This information gives some tips about how you can look after your mouth before and during your chemotherapy treatment. In this

More information

TABLE OF CONTENTS TABLE OF CONTENTS... 1 ORAL HEALTH IS AN IMPORTANT PART OF TOTAL HEALTH... 2 DENTAL DECAY... 2

TABLE OF CONTENTS TABLE OF CONTENTS... 1 ORAL HEALTH IS AN IMPORTANT PART OF TOTAL HEALTH... 2 DENTAL DECAY... 2 TABLE OF CONTENTS TABLE OF CONTENTS... 1 ORAL HEALTH IS AN IMPORTANT PART OF TOTAL HEALTH... 2 DENTAL DECAY... 2 PRIMARY TEETH (BABY TEETH, DECIDUOUS TEETH)... 2 EARLY CHILDHOOD TOOTH DECAY... 2 CAREGIVER

More information

The Hong Kong Family 10-point Healthy Living Index

The Hong Kong Family 10-point Healthy Living Index The Hong Kong Family 10-point Healthy Living Index FAMILY: A Jockey Club Initiative for a Harmonious Society Cohort Study Press Conference December 21, 2011 1 Part 1 FAMILY Project: An Overview and 10-point

More information

INTERNATIONAL INDIAN SCHOOL RIYADH

INTERNATIONAL INDIAN SCHOOL RIYADH INTERNATIONAL INDIAN SCHOOL RIYADH Academic Year 2015-2016 First Term Revision Paper STD : I FILL IN THE BLANKS : 1. Eyes help us to. 2. Skin helps us to. 3. We wear cotton clothes in. 4. We wear clothes

More information

Instructions for 3 Day Diet Analysis for Nutrition 219

Instructions for 3 Day Diet Analysis for Nutrition 219 Name Instructions for 3 Day Diet Analysis for Nutrition 219 1. Keep a record of everything you eat and drink for 3 days. Be specific. Was it white or wheat bread, 1% or 2% milk, 1 cup or 1½ cups, did you

More information

The eatwell plate is based on the Government s Eight Tips for Eating Well, which are:

The eatwell plate is based on the Government s Eight Tips for Eating Well, which are: Teachers Notes The eatwell plate The eatwell plate is a pictorial food guide showing the proportion and types of foods that are needed to make up a healthy, varied and balanced diet. The plate has been

More information

Periodontal disease and DIABETES

Periodontal disease and DIABETES Periodontal disease and DIABETES By: Professor Philip Preshaw Specialist in Periodontics School of Dental Sciences Newcastle University PERIODONTAL DISEASE & DIABETES What is periodontal disease? Periodontal

More information

Providence Maternal Care Clinic: Nutrition, Exercise and Emotional Health

Providence Maternal Care Clinic: Nutrition, Exercise and Emotional Health Providence Maternal Care Clinic: Nutrition, Exercise and Emotional Health Nutrition and Weight Gain You do not have to eat a lot more food during pregnancy. But it is important to eat the healthiest food

More information

UNDERSTANDING BLOOD PRESSURE

UNDERSTANDING BLOOD PRESSURE UNDERSTANDING BLOOD PRESSURE A HANDY GUIDE TO UNDERSTANDING WHAT BLOOD PRESSURE IS, HOW IT AFFECTS YOU, AND HOW TO MEASURE IT AT HOME Authored by the Texas Department of State Health Services Health Promotion

More information

High Blood Pressure in People with Diabetes:

High Blood Pressure in People with Diabetes: Prepared in collaboration with High Blood Pressure in People with Diabetes: Are you at risk? Updated 2012 People with diabetes are more likely to have high blood pressure. What is blood pressure? The force

More information

Health Passport. Your Journey to Wellness. Health Fair ID#

Health Passport. Your Journey to Wellness. Health Fair ID# Health Passport Your Journey to Wellness Health Fair ID# Body Mass Index What is BMI? Your body mass index, or BMI, shows the amount of fat in your body. BMI is calculated using height, weight, and waist

More information

Lesson 2: Save your Smile from Tooth Decay

Lesson 2: Save your Smile from Tooth Decay Lesson 2: Save your Smile from Tooth Decay OVERVIEW Objectives: By the end of the lesson, the Lay Health Worker will be able to: 1. Describe what tooth decay is and how it happens. 2. State the causes

More information

Healthful habits and lifestyles

Healthful habits and lifestyles Topic 4 is about how body weight, physical activity, good personal hygiene and clean surroundings affect our health. It explores what a healthy body size is and how to achieve a healthy weight by keeping

More information

Guidelines for drinking fluids to stay hydrated

Guidelines for drinking fluids to stay hydrated Guidelines for drinking fluids to stay hydrated Fluids come from the beverages you drink and the foods that you eat. This handout will focus on the fluids you drink to stay hydrated. How much fluid you

More information

Presentation Prepared By: Jessica Rivers, BASc., PTS

Presentation Prepared By: Jessica Rivers, BASc., PTS Presentation Prepared By: Jessica Rivers, BASc., PTS Presentation Outline Why should we care about our eating habits? Why is nutrition so important as we age? How do we know if we are eating healthy? What

More information

Sean Orford s Total Detox. 13 Day Detox Diet.

Sean Orford s Total Detox. 13 Day Detox Diet. Sean Orford s Total detox 13 Day Detox Diet Page 1 Sean Orford s Total Detox Welcome to my detox. This 13 day detox diet is designed to cleanse your mind, body, emotions and soul. As a general cleansing

More information

MANAGE YOUR BLOOD PRESSURE

MANAGE YOUR BLOOD PRESSURE www.irishheart.ie MANAGE YOUR BLOOD PRESSURE and reduce your risk of heart disease and stroke What is blood pressure? Everyone has blood pressure. It shows the amount of work that your heart has to do

More information

Discharge Instructions. Chemotherapy

Discharge Instructions. Chemotherapy Discharge Instructions Chemotherapy . TABLE OF CONTENTS Whom to call for problems --------------------------------------- 1 During business hours ---------------------------------------- 1 After hours

More information

The role of diet on the longevity of elderly Europeans: EPIC-Elderly

The role of diet on the longevity of elderly Europeans: EPIC-Elderly The role of diet on the longevity of elderly Europeans: EPIC-Elderly A study in the context of the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) An EU funded Research Project. Project

More information

Canadian Recommendations for the Management of Blood Pressure

Canadian Recommendations for the Management of Blood Pressure How to Plan a Successful Blood Pressure Clinic Helpful Blood Pressure Monitoring Hints Canadian Recommendations for the Management of Blood Pressure Self-monitoring Tools Lifestyle Recommendations References

More information

3 Day Diet Diary Instructions

3 Day Diet Diary Instructions 550 Biltmore Way Suite 101 Coral Gables, FL 33134 Phone 305.446.9940 facsimile 305.446.0861 Weight Loss Intake Form In order to lose weight, how willing are you to: very willing 5 4 3 2 1 not willing at

More information

Wellness Self-Evaluation Making the Choice to Live Healthy

Wellness Self-Evaluation Making the Choice to Live Healthy Wellness Self-Evaluation Making the Choice to Live Healthy Different people can be at different stages in their level of readiness to change and adopt new lifestyle behaviours. Evaluating your level of

More information

Taking Care of Your Teeth and Mouth

Taking Care of Your Teeth and Mouth National Institute on Aging Taking Care of Your Teeth and Mouth Max is shocked. His dentist told him that he has a tooth that needs to come out. The 63-year-old had been sure he would keep his teeth forever.

More information

CHILD CARE DIPLOMA. Course Sample

CHILD CARE DIPLOMA. Course Sample CHILD CARE DIPLOMA Course Sample Unit CHP2 Providing for children s physical needs inclusive of health and safety The Statutory framework for the EYFS is a requirement for all registered early years providers.

More information

Juice Cleanse Instructions. purejuicecafe.com

Juice Cleanse Instructions. purejuicecafe.com Juice Cleanse Instructions Juice Cleanse Instructions PREPARATION Avoid These as Much as Possible Wheat, Breads & Grains Containing Gluten Dairy & Egg Products Refined Carbohydrates (Breads, White Rice

More information

Causes Of Tooth Decay

Causes Of Tooth Decay Causes Of Tooth Decay Tooth decay is caused over time by bacterial plaque forming on the teeth and/or the presence of acid in the diet. Diet: Frequent snacking or sipping on acid or sugary drinks increases

More information

PRESSURE POINTS SERIES: Introducing high blood pressure

PRESSURE POINTS SERIES: Introducing high blood pressure PRESSURE POINTS SERIES: NO.1 Introducing high blood pressure BLOOD PRESSURE ASSOCIATION Pressure Points series Pressure Points is a series of booklets produced by the Blood Pressure Association, to help

More information

How healthy is your diet? Questionnaire

How healthy is your diet? Questionnaire This questionnaire is designed to allow you to assess the nutritional value of your diet. Answer yes or no to the questions below and then read the supplementary information that will help you to consider

More information

High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)

High Blood Pressure (Hypertension) Page 1 of 7 High Blood Pressure (Hypertension) Having high blood pressure is one of several 'risk factors' that can increase your chance of developing heart disease, a stroke, and other serious conditions.

More information

An Overview and Guide to Healthy Living with Type 2 Diabetes

An Overview and Guide to Healthy Living with Type 2 Diabetes MEETING YOUR GOALS An Overview and Guide to Healthy Living with Type 2 Diabetes MEETING YOUR GOALS This brochure was designed to help you understand the health goals to live a healthy lifestyle with type

More information

3.5% 3.0% 3.0% 2.4% Prevalence 2.0% 1.5% 1.0% 0.5% 0.0%

3.5% 3.0% 3.0% 2.4% Prevalence 2.0% 1.5% 1.0% 0.5% 0.0% S What is Heart Failure? 1,2,3 Heart failure, sometimes called congestive heart failure, develops over many years and results when the heart muscle struggles to supply the required oxygen-rich blood to

More information

Your child s heart problem and dental care

Your child s heart problem and dental care Your child s heart problem and dental care Contents p.3 Why is dental health important for my child? p.3 What is tooth decay and what causes it? p.4 How can I prevent this from happening to my child? p.6

More information

Oral health care is vital for seniors

Oral health care is vital for seniors Oral health care is vital for seniors (NC) Statistics Canada estimates seniors represent the fastest growing segment of the Canadian population, a segment expected to reach 9.2 million by 2041. As more

More information

Patients as Partners. Kidney Care in a Holistic Perspective

Patients as Partners. Kidney Care in a Holistic Perspective Patients as Partners Kidney Care in a Holistic Perspective All of me All the time All the way Holistic approach Prevention Detection Slowing of progression Replacement Rehabilitation Chronic Kidney Disease

More information

Outline for the Results of the National Health and Nutrition Survey Japan, 2007

Outline for the Results of the National Health and Nutrition Survey Japan, 2007 Outline for the Results of the National Health and Nutrition Survey Japan, 2007 This report was prepared by National Institute of Health and Nutrition as a summary English report of the National Health

More information

Healthy weight loss advice

Healthy weight loss advice For patients with pulmonary hypertension Healthy weight loss advice For patients with pulmonary hypertension 1 For patients with pulmonary hypertension Healthy weight loss advice for patients with pulmonary

More information

Diabetes and Heart Disease

Diabetes and Heart Disease Diabetes and Heart Disease BAYER HEALTH FACTS EASY ACCURACY. ANSWERED BY BAYER. American Association of Diabetes Educators DIABETES AND HEART DISEASE Diabetes raises your risk of getting heart disease

More information

1. Target Keyword: How to care for your toddler's teeth Page Title: How to care for your toddler's teeth

1. Target Keyword: How to care for your toddler's teeth Page Title: How to care for your toddler's teeth 1. Target Keyword: How to care for your toddler's teeth Page Title: How to care for your toddler's teeth Toddlers are often stubborn when it comes to the essentials of life; as any parent can attest, they

More information

Cancer Expert Working Group on Cancer Prevention and Screening. Prevention and Screening for Colorectal Cancer

Cancer Expert Working Group on Cancer Prevention and Screening. Prevention and Screening for Colorectal Cancer Cancer Expert Working Group on Cancer Prevention and Screening Prevention and Screening for Colorectal Cancer 1 What is colorectal cancer? Colorectum (colon and rectum, or the large bowel or large intestine)

More information

Exercise. Good Weight A PT E R. Staying Healthy

Exercise. Good Weight A PT E R. Staying Healthy Eat Healthy Foods Keep at a Good Weight Exercise Don t Smoke Get Regular Checkups Take Care of Stress A PT E R CH Staying Healthy 6 81 How Can I Stay Healthy? You can do many things to prevent poor health

More information

USE AND CARE INSTRUCTIONS for your Invisalign aligners

USE AND CARE INSTRUCTIONS for your Invisalign aligners USE AND CARE INSTRUCTIONS for your Invisalign aligners WEARING AND USING YOURINVISALIGN ALIGNERS - ENGLISH Here are some tips to help ensure proper use and avoid damaging your aligners. Always Remember

More information

It is important to know that some types of fats, like saturated and trans fat, can raise blood cholesterol levels.

It is important to know that some types of fats, like saturated and trans fat, can raise blood cholesterol levels. Healthy Eating You are what you eat! So before you even shop for food, it is important to become a well informed, smart food consumer and have a basic understanding of what a heart healthy diet looks like.

More information

The Polyphenol Study. Effect of Dietary Polyphenols on Intestinal Microbiota, Intestinal Inflammation and Metabolic Syndrome

The Polyphenol Study. Effect of Dietary Polyphenols on Intestinal Microbiota, Intestinal Inflammation and Metabolic Syndrome The Polyphenol Study Effect of Dietary Polyphenols on Intestinal Microbiota, Intestinal Inflammation and Metabolic Syndrome Principal Investigator: Michael Lefevre, PhD What are Polyphenols? * Polyphenols

More information

Diabetes. Patient Education. What you need to know. Diabetes Facts. Improving Health Through Education. What is Diabetes?

Diabetes. Patient Education. What you need to know. Diabetes Facts. Improving Health Through Education. What is Diabetes? Diabetes What you need to know Diabetes Facts More than 3 million Canadians have diabetes (Canadian Diabetes Association, 2009). It is the 4th leading cause of death in the world (CDA, 2009). Patient Education

More information

LC Paper No. CB(2)626/12-13(04) For discussion on 18 February 2013. Legislative Council Panel on Health Services

LC Paper No. CB(2)626/12-13(04) For discussion on 18 February 2013. Legislative Council Panel on Health Services LC Paper No. CB(2)626/12-13(04) For discussion on 18 February 2013 Legislative Council Panel on Health Services Elderly Health Assessment Pilot Programme PURPOSE This paper briefs Members on the Elderly

More information

Nutrition policy. Estabishing a nutrition policy. Aims. HappyTeeth

Nutrition policy. Estabishing a nutrition policy. Aims. HappyTeeth Nutrition policy Estabishing a nutrition policy These days, an increasing number of children are cared for outside of the home. In this respect, early childhood facilities have a large responsibility for

More information