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Why does my doctor need to take my blood? - Spanish/English
Spanish/English explanation about why a doctor may need to draw patient's blood.
How much blood is taken? - Spanish/English
Spanish/English explanation about how much blood is typically drawn for tests, reassuring a patient that there is plenty of blood in the body.
How is blood drawn? - Spanish/English
Spanish/English information about how blood is drawn and what care is taken at the site of the draw.
Where does blood go after it is drawn? - Spanish/English
Spanish/English explanation about what happens to a person's blood sample after it is drawn, including testing and disposal.
Glucose - Spanish/English
Spanish/English definition of glucose, including a statement about the glucose test's beneficial role in early prediction of diabetes risk.
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.
Creatinine - Spanish/English
Spanish/English explanation of what creatinine is, mentioning conditions that may cause low and elevated levels of creatinine in the blood.
Iron - Spanish/English
Spanish/English explanation of iron's important role in blood cell production and body function.
Cholesterol: HDL/LDL - Spanish/English
Spanish/English description of cholesterol, including how excessive carbohydrates can lead to high levels, what low and high cholesterol levels indicate about ...
White Blood Cells - Spanish/English
Spanish/English brief explanation of what a white blood count means, in terms of measuring the body's response to infection.
Hemoglobin - Spanish/English
Spanish/English explanation of what hemoglobin does in blood and what low levels may indicate.
Lipid profile - Spanish/English
Spanish/English explanation of lipid profile and what is measured by it; includes descriptions of triglycerides.
What is Blood? - Somali/English
Somali and English languages patient education describing what blood is, inlcuding what it is made of and what it does in the body.
Where Does Blood Go After It Is Drawn? - Somali/English
Somali/English explanation about what happens to a person's blood sample after it is drawn, including testing and disposal.
How is Blood Drawn? - Somali/English
Somali/English information about how blood is drawn and what care is taken at the site of the draw.
Why does my doctor need to take my blood? - Somali/English
Somali/English explanation about why a doctor may need to draw patient's blood.
Cholesterol - Somali/English
Somali/English description of cholesterol, including how excessive carbohydrates can lead to high levels, what low and high cholesterol levels indicate about ...
Glucose - Somali/English
Somali/English definition of glucose, including a statement about the glucose test's beneficial role in early prediction of diabetes risk.
Hemoglobin - Somali/English
Somali/English explanation of what hemoglobin does in blood and what low levels may indicate.
Iron - Somali/English
Somali/English explanation of iron's important role in blood cell production and body function.
Lipid Profile - Somali/English
Somali/English explanation of lipid profile and what is measured by it; includes descriptions of triglycerides.
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.
Creatinine - Somali/English
Somali/English explanation of what creatinine is, mentioning conditions that may cause low and elevated levels of creatinine in the blood.
White Blood Cells - Somali/English
Somali/English brief explanation of what a white blood count means, in terms of measuring the body's response to infection.
How Much Blood Is Taken? - Somali/English
Somali/English explanation about how much blood is typically drawn for tests, reassuring a patient that there is plenty of blood in the body.
Colon Screening - Khmer
Information in Khmer (English available separately) about screening for colon cancer; covers topics like why screening is important, what an fecal occult blood ...
Colon Screening - English
Information in English (Khmer available separately) about screening for colon cancer; covers topics like why screening is important, what an fecal occult blood ...
5 Tests to Find Polyps and Colorectal Cancer - English
1 page PDF, one of 3 English language handouts in a series of written, audio and video about colorectal cancer. This handout describes five screening tests: ...
5 Tests to Find Polyps and Colorectal Cancer - Vietnamese
2 page PDF, one of 3 Vietnamese language handouts in a series of written, audio and video about colorectal cancer. This handout describes five screening tests: ...
5 Tests to Find Polyps and Colorectal Cancer - Khmer
2 page PDF, one of 3 Khmer language handouts in a series of written, audio and video about colorectal cancer. This handout describes five screening tests: ...