Understanding diabetes management
A patient with prediabetes, or newly diagnosed with diabetes, can easily be overwhelmed by the news. This helpful tip sheet presents information about managing diabetes, avoiding complications and the health care services that can help along the way. Download it now.
Hemochromatosis—a disorder which causes the body to absorb too much iron—can be tough to explain. This useful tip sheet covers everything from symptoms and diagnosis to the role of genetics in hereditary hemochromatosis. Download it now.
Popular antismoking drug significantly increases chance of serious cardiac event
Quitting smoking is a critical step in avoiding heart attack. But a study by Johns Hopkins researchers reveals that one common quitting aid may actually increase the likelihood of a cardiac problem.
Hearing loss and dementia linked in study
Using more than five decades of data, otologist Frank Lin and his colleagues discovered a significant correlation: the more the severe the hearing loss, the higher the risk of dementia.
An inhalable measles vaccine
Led by Hopkins scientists, researchers have developed and tested a single-dose, dry powder vaccine that brings worldwide measles protection closer to reality.
Ten tips on how to remember to take your meds
Patients often underestimate how critical it is to accurately maintain their medication schedule. This printable tip sheet offers suggestions on ways to ease the burden of remembering, “What do I take when?”
Official food allergy treatment guidelines released
Food allergies are everywhere, but standards for diagnosis, treatment and management are as elusive as a cure…until now. Hopkins allergy expert Robert Wood co-authored the new National Institutes of Health guidelines.
Eight ways to prevent diabetes
Do your patients know the number of ways they can decrease their chances of developing diabetes? Share this printable tip sheet to educate them.
Statin therapy may be overprescribed
Johns Hopkins researchers are challenging conventional wisdom surrounding prediction and treatment of coronary heart disease. Recently, they found that C-reactive protein has no predictive value and that statins are unnecessary in many patients.
On... off... on... off... the circuitry of insulin-releasing cells
A discovery by Hopkins researchers reveals how insulin-controlling cells make decisions—the first step toward controlling diabetes.
You can stop smoking
If you have patients who smoke, you know the best thing they can do is stop now. Share these tips on how they can put down the cigarette and take charge of their health.
Maximize your diet
Food can help and hinder a number of common conditions. Share these quick tips with your patients to teach them about better food options.
Johns Hopkins researchers turn off severe food allergies in mice
Not everyone misses peanuts on airplanes, but all agree that food allergens present a danger that is difficult to control. Yet groundbreaking research at Hopkins now shows future promise for sufferers.
Tips on preventing noise-induced hearing loss
Physicians often wonder if their patients listen...but don't always know if they can hear until it's too late. Share this tip sheet with your patients to help them avoid and identify hearing loss.
Protect your eyes from ultraviolet rays
No matter the season, your patients will benefit from this tip sheet about ocular UV protection.
Take two carrots and call me in the morning
Nutritional research studies have fruitfully multiplied over past decades. Learn what experts across Hopkins are doing to address nutrition's role in health care.
Avoiding medication errors
Do you have patients who are on multiple prescriptions? Share this tip sheet to help them avoid dangerous medication errors.
Critical illness in children with H1N1 unpredictable but survivable
H1N1 proved difficult to diagnose and erratic in presentation, but ultimately, all 13 critically ill children who came to Johns Hopkins Children's Center survived.
Healthy eating for globetrotters
Are your patients frequent flyers? The healthy habits in this tip sheet will help them avoid travel-related illnesses.
Ten tips to lower your blood pressure
Share this printable tip sheet—developed by Hopkins experts—with your older patients who want to lower high blood pressure.
Common sleeping disorder ups chances of dying
You know their blood pressures and their weights...but do you know how your patients sleep at night? The answer may give you insight into their risk for early death.