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Sodium Patient Education Materials

A collection of patient education materials on topics with sodium related.

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.
Sodium - Somali/English
Somali/English brief description of sodium, with mention of conditions that are some causes of low levels of sodium in the blood.
Sodium - Spanish/English
Spanish/English brief description of sodium, with mention of conditions that are some causes of low levels of sodium in the blood.
Hypertension and Sodium - Khmer (Camb) /English
3 page information sheet about hypertension and foods to eat or avoid.
Your Guide to Lowering Blood Pressure
20 page PDF about blood pressure with clear explanations of high blood pressure and prehypertension, and step-by-step guidance on how to prevent or control. Produced by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services/NIH.
Healthy Eating after 50
Information with healthy eating tips for older adults over 50.
More than 50 Ways to Prevent Diabetes
A 3 page PDF with brief information about portion and healthy food choices, from the National Diabetes Education Program/NIH.
Diabetes Meal Planning - Japanese
2-page diabetes meal planning, produced by the REACH Coalition
Diabetes and Chronic Kidney Disease
A 28 page pdf produced by the National Kidney Foundation about diabetes & kidney disease.
Stroke 101 Fact Sheet
4 page PDF about stroke, from the National Stroke Association
Diabetes Meal Planning - Chinese
2 page diabetes meal planning, from the REACH Coalition
Diabetes Meal Planning - Vietnamese
2-page diabetes meal planning, produced by the REACH Coalition
Diabetes Meal Planning - Khmer
2-page diabetes meal planning, from the REACH Coalition
Diabetes Meal Planning - Samoan
2-page diabetes meal planning, produced by the REACH Coalition
How Foods Affect Blood Sugar: A Guide for Latino Patients with Diabetes
PDF (126 slides) This bilingual presentation is intended to be used by clinicians during discussion with patients about carbohydrates and blood glucose. It is culturally tailored to reflect foods commonly consumed by Latino Americans and includes photos of foods, meal comparisons, and portion sizes.
Heart Disease - Frequently Asked Questions
9 page PDF about heart disease, geared to women, from the US Department of Health & Human Services, Office om Women's Health.
How Foods Affect Blood Sugar: A Guide for Ethiopian and Eritrean Patients with Diabetes - Amharic/English
PDF (129 slides) This presentation is intended to be used by clinicians during discussion with patients about carbohydrates and blood glucose. It is culturally tailored to reflect foods commonly consumed by Ethiopian and Eritrean Americans and includes photos of foods, meal comparisons, and portion sizes.
How Foods Affect Blood Sugar: A Guide For Ethiopian And Eritrean Patients With Diabetes - Oromo/English
PDF (129 slides) This presentation is intended to be used by clinicians during discussion with patients about carbohydrates and blood glucose. It is culturally tailored to reflect foods commonly consumed by Ethiopian and Eritrean Americans and includes photos of foods, meal comparisons, and portion sizes.
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