Features: July/August 2016
Heart Attack Patient Education Materials
To view more materials related to heart health and illness in multiple other languages, click here.
Summer safety issues include sun exposure, water safety concerns, and use of fireworks or concern about fire. Selected resources on these and other topics:
MedlinePlus: Child safety resources in multiple languages.
Healthy Roads Media: Emergency topics (heat illness, fire safety, flooding, etc) in multiple languages and formats - check out free media library and handouts.
Health Reach: Information about fire safety at home and wildfire prevention in a number of languages and formats.
Seattle Children's Hospital & Medical Center: Many safety and injury prevention topics.
Summer Feeding Program: The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) ensures that low-income children continue to receive nutritious meals when school is not in session. This summer, the USDA plans to serve more than 200 million free meals to children 18 years and under at approved SFSP sites.
What are mammograms and Breast Cancer - a Guide for Somali Women
This 18-minute video slideshow presentation, narrated in Somali with optional English subtitles, is intended to be used by clinicians during discussion with patients about mammograms and breast cancer. It is culturally tailored to reflect common questions and concerns, with a focus on addressing major barriers to screening. It includes images of the various stages of the mammogram process and signs/symptoms of breast cancer.
- What are Mammograms and Breast Cancer - A Guide for Somali Women
- Provider Guide: Some background and guidance for providers about the topic and suggestions for using the slideshow
- English/Somali Transcript: 11-page PDF text-only script used for narration of the slideshow
How Foods Affect Blood Sugar: A Guide for Latino Patients with Diabetes
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. Also, includes tips for eating healthily during holidays, and cooking tips. Authored by Elizabeth Hulbrock.
- Narrated video slideshow presentation (40 minutes)
- PDF presentation with table of contents (126 slides)
View other similar guides tailored for Cambodian, Eritrean, Ethiopian, Somali and Vietnamese patients with diabetes.