Patient Education

Patient Education

Preventative Health

What’s considered preventive care you may ask? Examples of preventive care services include:


  • Your annual checkup – In addition to a physical exam, 你的年度体检可以包括重要的高血压一般健康检查, cholesterol and other health conditions.
  • Cancer screenings – 大多数人在疾病早期不会出现癌症症状, most treatable stages. 这就是为什么建议在一生中的特定时间和间隔进行筛查. For example, 建议男性和女性从45岁开始进行结直肠癌筛查. 妇女的其他预防性筛查包括巴氏试验和乳房x光检查. 对于男性,前列腺特异性抗原(PSA)测试可能被推荐用于筛查前列腺癌.
  • Childhood immunizations – Immunizations for children include hepatitis A and B, chickenpox, and measles and MMR (mumps and rubella).
  • Adult immunizations – These include Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis) boosters, 还有肺炎球菌结合疫苗和带状疱疹疫苗.
  • Your yearly flu shot – 注射流感疫苗可以帮助你将患流感的风险降低60%. And if you do happen to get the flu, 接种流感疫苗可以显著减少出现严重流感症状的机会,而严重流感症状可能导致住院治疗.

Chronic Health Conditions:

慢性病的广义定义是持续1年或更长时间,需要持续医疗护理或限制日常生活活动或两者兼而有之的疾病. Chronic diseases such as heart disease, cancer, 和糖尿病是导致美国人死亡和残疾的主要原因. 许多慢性病都是由一系列风险行为引起的:


  • Tobacco use and exposure to secondhand smoke.
  • 营养不良,包括少吃水果和蔬菜,多吃钠和饱和脂肪.
  • Physical Inactivity.
  • Excessive alcohol use.


Common chronic illnesses

While many illnesses can be considered chronic, 就发病率而言,有12种主要慢性病构成了重大负担, mortality and healthcare costs including: 


  • heart disease
  • stroke
  • lung cancer
  • colorectal cancer
  • depression
  • type 2 diabetes
  • arthritis
  • osteoporosis
  • asthma
  • chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  • chronic kidney disease
  • oral disease.


End of Life Care/ Advance Care Planning:

预先护理计划包括了解可能需要做出的决定类型, considering those decisions ahead of time, 然后让其他人——包括你的家人和你的医疗服务提供者——知道你的偏好. 这些偏好通常会写入预先指示, 只有在你丧失行为能力,无法为自己辩护时才生效的法律文件. 这可能是疾病或严重受伤的结果——无论你多大. 它可以帮助别人知道你想要什么样的医疗服务.


预先指示有两个主要要素——生前遗嘱和持久的医疗委托书. 还有其他文件可以补充你的预先指示. 您可以选择创建哪些文档,这取决于您希望如何做出决策. These documents include:


  • Living will
  • Durable power of attorney for health care
  • Other advance care planning documents


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Mental Health:


What Is Mental Health?


心理健康包括我们的情感、心理和社会健康. It affects how we think, feel, and act. 它还有助于决定我们如何处理压力,如何与他人相处,以及如何做出选择. 心理健康在人生的每个阶段都很重要,从童年、青春期到成年.


Over the course of your life, if you experience mental health problems, your thinking, mood, and behavior could be affected. 造成心理健康问题的因素很多,包括:


  •   生物因素,比如基因或大脑化学
  •  Life experiences, such as trauma or abuse
  •  Family history of mental health problems



心理健康问题很常见,但可以得到帮助. 有心理健康问题的人可以变得更好,许多人可以完全康复.

Early Warning Signs

不确定你或你认识的人是否有心理健康问题? 经历以下一种或多种感觉或行为可能是问题的早期预警信号:


  • Eating or sleeping too much or too little
  • Pulling away from people and usual activities
  • Having low or no energy
  • Feeling numb or like nothing matters
  • Having unexplained aches and pains
  • Feeling helpless or hopeless
  • Smoking, drinking, or using drugs more than usual
  • 感到异常困惑、健忘、紧张、愤怒、不安、担心或害怕
  • Yelling or fighting with family and friends
  • 经历严重的情绪波动,导致人际关系出现问题
  • 有一些挥之不去的想法和记忆,你无法从脑海中抹去
  • Hearing voices or believing things that are not true
  • Thinking of harming yourself or others
  • 无法完成日常任务,如照顾孩子或上班或上学




Mental Health and Wellness


Positive mental health allows people to:


  • Realize their full potential
  • Cope with the stresses of life
  • Work productively
  • Make meaningful contributions to their communities


Ways to maintain positive mental health include:


  • Getting professional help if you need it
  • Connecting with others
  • Staying positive
  • Getting physically active
  • Helping others
  • Getting enough sleep
  • Developing coping skills


You’re not alone, we’re here to help.

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Obesity:

肥胖是一种可治疗的疾病,是一种世界性的健康问题,与体内脂肪过多有关. 它是由遗传和环境因素引起的,很难通过节食来控制. 肥胖是由医疗保健提供者诊断的,并被归类为身体质量指数(BMI)大于或等于30. Nearly 40 percent of Americans have obesity.


Low Carb Diet
Intermittent Fasting
High Intensity Interval Training

Mediterranean diet: A heart-healthy eating plan

地中海饮食是美国人饮食指南推荐的健康饮食计划之一,旨在促进健康和预防慢性疾病.


它还被世界卫生组织认定为健康和可持续的饮食模式,并被联合国教科文组织认定为非物质文化资产, Scientific and Cultural Organization.

What is the Mediterranean diet?

地中海饮食是一种以地中海沿岸国家的传统美食为基础的饮食方式. 然而地中海饮食并没有统一的定义, it is typically high in vegetables, fruits, whole grains, beans, nut and seeds, and olive oil.


The main components of Mediterranean diet include:


  • 每天食用蔬菜、水果、全谷物和健康脂肪
  • Weekly intake of fish, poultry, beans and eggs
  • Moderate portions of dairy products
  • Limited intake of red meat


地中海饮食的另一个重要元素是与家人和朋友一起吃饭, 喝一杯红酒,多运动.


The Mediterranean diet
BERG MD Nutrition


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