Patient Education

Patient Education is very important to us at Total Life Care. Each of the topics below have links to websites that have further information about the topics.


  • Diabetes and You Diabetes is a disease that can lead to numerous other health problems, including high blood pressure, heart disease, kidney disease, and stroke. In some individuals, diabetes can be prevented. In ALL individuals diabetes can be controlled to prevent further complications. Read on to learn what you can do.
  • Acetaminophen - What do you need to know? New recommendations for the dosage of Acetaminophen, commonly known as Tylenol, were released this week. Read on to find out what these new recommendations meann and what you need to do.
  • Coumadin Diet Education

    Patients taking Coumadin have to be aware of the amount of Vitamin K being consumed in their diet. This information guides on you on what foods contain Vitamin K and how much you should be consuming of these foods.

  • Potassium Food List

      Patients at some point may have to watch the amount of postassium they are consuming. The following is 2 lists containing foods that are high and low in potassium to help guide you in your food choices.

  • High Blood Pressure Lifestyle Education

     It is important to realize that patient can change eating, exercise, and lifestlye habits to help their eleveated blood pressure. The following is a short description of what patients can do on their own to help their blood pressure.

  • Elevated Triglycerides

    Patients with elevated triglycerides need to make changes in their daily life to help lower their triglyceride levels and to improve their health. The following explains what triglycerides are and what patients can do to improve their triglyceride levels.

  • High Cholesterol

    Elevated cholesterol puts patient at increased health risks. It is important for patients to understand what their cholesterol numbers mean and what they can do to help their heart health.  

  • Fish Oil

    Understand why fish oil is beneficial to you and your health.

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  • Glucosamine

    Glucosmaine is often recommended for people with arthritis. This discusses the treatment and dosing options for this common supplement.

  • Vitamin D

    Vitamin D is very essential to your overall health. Many of you may be recommended to take additional Vitamin D. This helps to explain why vitamin D is so important to your health and how much Vitamin D you should take each day.

 



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