The FITO Museum of Traditional Vietnamese Medicine

Using Traditional Medicines

This handout addresses the use of traditional medicines, encouraging patients to discuss them with their doctor and pharmacist.

August 19, 2020 · Audio, PDF

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Diabetes Bracelets

What Is Diabetes?

These materials were developed at Harborview Medical Center for use in a multicultural diabetes class for patients and family members.

August 19, 2020 · Audio, PDF

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Sick Days and Diabetes

These materials were developed at Harborview Medical Center for use in a multicultural diabetes class for patients and family members.

August 18, 2020 · Audio, PDF

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Photo of feet with happy and sad faces drawn on big toes.

Learning About Diabetes: Tips for Foot Care

Patient education handouts (created by Learning About Diabetes) providing tips about good foot care. Available in Amharic, English, Khmer, Somali, Spanish and Vietnamese.

May 20, 2020 · PDF

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Vietnamese Seniors exercising

Learning About Diabetes: Let’s Get Moving

Patient education handouts (created by Learning About Diabetes) about getting moving and exercise. Available in Amharic, English, Khmer, Somali, Spanish and Vietnamese.

May 20, 2020 · PDF

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Tomatoes, cucumbers and cauliflower

Learning About Diabetes: Plant Foods

Patient education handouts (created by Learning About Diabetes) about the benefits of a plant-based diet. Available in Amharic, English, Khmer, Somali, Spanish and Vietnamese.

May 19, 2020 · PDF

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Avocado

Learning About Diabetes: Good Fats / Bad Fats

Patient education handouts (created by Learning About Diabetes) providing information about good and bad fats in food. Available in Amharic, English, Khmer, Somali, Spanish and Vietnamese.

May 19, 2020 · PDF

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Blood test vials

Learning About Diabetes: What’s My A1C

Patient education handouts (created by Learning About Diabetes) providing information about the A1C blood sugar test. Available in Amharic, English, Khmer, Somali, Spanish and Vietnamese.

May 19, 2020 · PDF

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Diabetes - typed on typwriter

Learning About Diabetes: High Blood Sugar

Patient education handouts (created by Learning About Diabetes) providing information about diabetes and high blood sugar. Available in Amharic, English, Khmer, Somali, Spanish and Vietnamese.

May 19, 2020 · PDF

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Diabete spelled out in scrabble pieces

Learning About Diabetes: Low Blood Sugar

Patient education handouts (created by Learning About Diabetes) providing information about diabetes and low blood sugar. Available in Amharic, English, Khmer, Somali, Spanish and Vietnamese.

May 19, 2020 · PDF

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Fruits and vegetable

Diabetes: Meal Plan Basics

These materials were developed at Harborview Medical Center for use in a multicultural diabetes class for patients and family members.

March 18, 2020 · Audio, PDF

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Somali Food on Plate

2020 Diabetes Calendars

Calendars with photos and information about healthy eating and diabetes. In Amharic, Khmer, Somali, Spanish & Vietnamese.

March 17, 2020 · PDF

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COVID-19 Online Information

A collection of local and national online information resources regarding COVID-19, including links to translated materials.

March 16, 2020 · Article, Video

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Puget Sound Immigrant and Refugee Resource Organizations

List of Puget Sound organizations that provide resources for local immigrant and refugee populations.

March 4, 2020 · PDF

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Emergency Preparedness

Resources and information about emergency preparedness, disaster planning, and other emergency public health alerts.

May 17, 2019 · Article

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Poor Air Quality in Puget Sound: Information and Resource Links

Information about what to do when there is poor air quality, along with Puget Sound community resource links.

August 27, 2018 · Article, PDF

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Get Help With Quitting Smoking

Handout with information about quitlines and contact information for different language lines. In Amharic, Khmer, Spanish, Tigrinya and Vietnamese.

March 27, 2018 · PDF

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Mom and Baby wearing medical masks

Swine Flu (H1N1)

Information and videos about the Swine Flu that could be used in a clinic waiting room or public setting. Translated into various languages.

August 25, 2017 · Article, Video

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Brainman Pain Management Resources

Brainman’s video gives people who experience chronic pain access to a self-management tool that will help them manage the impacts of chronic pain on their functioning, emotions and interpersonal relationships.

December 19, 2016 · Article

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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.

August 11, 2015 · PDF, Video

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Prostate Cancer – Introductory Information

The following series of handouts provides an introductory information about prostate cancer and its symptoms, in multiple languages.

July 25, 2013 · PDF

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Cancer Chemotherapy

Handouts and videos with information about chemotherapy and side effects. Amharic, English, Kmer, Somali, Spanish, Tigrinya and Vietnamese.

July 3, 2013 · PDF, Video

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Body parts for biopsy

Biopsy

Handouts and videos providing introductory information about biopsy procedures. Amharic, English, Kmer, Somali, Spanish, Tigrinya and Vietnamese.

June 10, 2013 · PDF, Video

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Signs and Symptoms of Heart Attack in Women

PDF with pictures and simple text about the signs and symptoms of heart attack in women. Available in multiple languages.

September 25, 2012 · PDF

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Support group for cancer

Resources for Cancer Information and Support – Spanish

A Spanish language resource list including organizations, websites, and phone lines with information and support services available for cancer patients and their families.

July 6, 2012 · Article

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What is Cancer?

Basic explanation of cancer, its causes and warning signs. Amharic, English, Khmer, Oromo, Somali, Spanish, Tigrinya and Vietnamese.

April 13, 2012 · PDF

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Quitting Smoking Can Help You Recover From Cancer

Handout that describes 5 ways that quitting smoking can help in cancer recovery. In Amharic, Khmer, Spanish, Tigrinya and Vietnamese.

January 2, 2012 · PDF

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Fever and Acetaminophen

Information for parents about a child’s fever and how to treat it. In English, Khmer, Russian, Somali, Spanish and Vietnamese.

August 9, 2011 · PDF

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How to Treat Child’s Vomiting and Diarrhea at Home

Pamphlet about treating the common conditions of vomiting and diarrhea in children. In English, Khmer, Russian, Somali, Spanish and Vietnamese.

August 9, 2011 · PDF

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How To Treat Your Child’s Cough or Cold at Home

This pamphlet provides information about cold and home treatment of symptoms

August 9, 2011 · PDF

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Exercise and Diabetes

The following materials were developed at Harborview Medical Center for use in a multicultural diabetes class for patients and family members.

June 7, 2011 · Audio, PDF

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Salmon and Quinoa

Diabetes: Meal Portions

These materials were developed at Harborview Medical Center for use in a multicultural diabetes class for patients and family members.

June 7, 2011 · PDF

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Diabetes: Foot Care and Daily Foot Check

The sidebar materials were developed at Harborview Medical Center for use in a multicultural diabetes class for patients and family members.

June 2, 2011 · PDF

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flooded city at night

Extreme Winter Weather Risks

Resources that provide translated information about health risks due to extreme winter weather conditions.

January 5, 2011 · Article

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medication safety video

Medication Safety

A short video about safe use of medications. Taken from a longer video created for Harborview Medical Center.

May 2, 2010 · Video

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Understanding Colon Cancer

Video about colon cancer by ECHO Minnesota to help people understand this colorectal cancer.In English, Hmong, Khmer, Lao, Somali, Spanish and Vietnamese.

April 5, 2010 · Video

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Diaper Rash Information

Describes what diaper rash is, how to reduce risk of getting it, and what typically causes it. English, Khmer (Cambodian), Russian, Somali, Spanish, Vietnamese.

February 3, 2010 · PDF

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Child carseat safety

Child Passenger Safety Slideshow

PowerPoint presentations in six languages about child passenger safety.

February 2, 2010 · Video

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Abdominal Ultrasound

Abdominal Ultrasound

One page instruction sheet about preparing for abdominal ultrasound, translated into 8 languages.

September 24, 2009 · PDF

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digestive system embroidery

Upper Gastrointestinal Instructions

Instruction sheets for patients about how to prepare after midnight and on the morning before a scheduled upper gastrointestinal examination.

September 24, 2009 · PDF

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CT scan machine

CT Scan

Patient instructions for preparing for a CT scan including abdominal scan needing oral contrast solution.

September 24, 2009 · PDF

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Pelvic Ultrasound

Information sheet for patients describing ultrasound and filling the bladder to prepare for a pelvic ultrasound procedure.

September 24, 2009

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mammography machine

Mammogram Instructions

Guidelines for patients about mammogram procedures and doing self-exams. In Amharic, Chinese, English, Khmer, Oromo, Somali, Spanish, Tirgrinya and Vietnamese.

September 24, 2009 · PDF

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Excretory Urogram (IVP)

Instructions for patients how to prepare beginning the night before they are scheduled for an excretory urogram procedure.

August 11, 2009 · PDF

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Stool Sample Collection Instructions

Instructions for a fecal occult blood test (FOBT) in Amharic, Chinese, English, Khmer, Korean, Oromo, Somali, Spanish, Tagalog, Tigrinya and Vietnamese.

July 1, 2008 · PDF

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