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Information for patients about high blood pressure.


Information about Hypertension - Amharic | English | Tigrinya
2 page PDF Information about hypertension, including explanation of symptoms, cause and treatment (with analogy encouraging medication maintenance). Developed by Dr. Ermias Diro, MD, PhD, Visiting Physician and Medical Resident.

Sodium Visual Aid
12-page PDF. This visual tool was developed to be used by patients in consultation with a registered dietician, physician or diabetes educator. It promotes a low sodium diet by showing pictures of low and high sodium foods common to an American diet. EthnoMed plans to create additional tools tailored to reflect different ethnic foods. Authored by Carrie Ramsdell, MS, with contributions by Rekha Ravindran, MPH.

Hypertension and Sodium - Khmer (Camb) /English
3-page PDF. Information sheet about hypertension and foods to eat or avoid. Created by Cristina Lattuga, Dietetic Intern. A project of the Asian American Network for Cancer Awareness, Research and Training (AANCART) and Harborview Medical Center. 

Websites with translated information on High Blood Pressure

Easy access to quality health information to individuals for whom English is not their primary language

Medline Plus
Health information from the US National Library of Medicine