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PATIENT EDUCATION

Patient Education

Carolina Primary Care that empowering patients with information (patient education) is very critical for a optimal outcome in patient care and patient education is one of the important tools that helps drive towards that goal.

Here are credible and user friendly health sites that we feel good about recommending to our patients:

Mayo Clinic

Offers extensive disease/condition information, and goes a step further with its comprehensive and helpful “Treatment Decisions” section, Q&A section called “Ask a Specialist,” and a plethora of interactive quizzes, self-assessments, and calculators under “Health Tools”.

Web MD

Provides information regarding health and health care, including a symptom checklist, pharmacy information, “drugs information”, blogs of physicians with specific topics.

Drugs.com

Provides information regarding health and health care, including a symptom checklist, pharmacy information, “drugs information”, blogs of physicians with specific topics.

Medline Plus

Offers patients information on wellness, diseases, drugs, and other health topics, this site has an extensive searchable medical encyclopedia with cool pictures and diagrams.

National Institutes of Health

This Web site gives easy-to-read, accurate descriptions of conditions, causes, symptoms, and treatments by linking to trusted Web sites for specific information.

American Diabetes Association

Gives extensive information about diabetes, its treatments, and ongoing research, but it also offers patients advice on nutrition and meal planning, fitness regimes, and lifestyle changes, and connects them with support groups in their communities.

Cleveland Clinic

Provides well-organized information on diseases, treatments, procedures, drugs, and current research.

FamilyDoctor.org

This site presents broader information on the patient experience, not only offering information on conditions and treatments, but tips for patients on choosing a doctor, understanding medical bills, navigating insurance coverage, and advocating for themselves.

HeartHub

The American Heart Association’s patient portal on heart disease supplies information, tools, videos, recipes, exercise tips, and expert advice for patients with heart disease and their families.

Disclaimer: The opinions, suggestions, recommendations or advises provided as part this patient education by these websites are solely theirs and in no way related to ours. Carolina Primary Care, is not responsible for content and/or advise originating from these websites.

Dr. Bhavani Lagadapati

Dr. Bhavani Lagadapati

Certified in Internal Medicine

Had experience treating extensive range of medical conditions from Trauma (including Gun shots, Stab wounds) to acute Asthma and Threatened Abortions, as a Sole Physician available at times.