There is a wealth of information available to all of us, libraries, friends, the internet. There is also conflicting information. On this page we have provided links that we and our patients have found useful. You should always consult your physician as all of these sites only provide information which should not be interpreted as treatment advice. many disease have overlapping symptoms and signs which can lead to a misdiagnosis.
How can I make my healthcare safe?
If you take medication, supplements, vitamins, herbs. Please ensure that your doctor know what you take and how much you take. One of the best ways of ensuring safe care is to take all your pill bottles to every doctors visit or make a detailed list to take to your doctors visit on the day of the visit
Is there a best time to take medications?
If Some medications work better at certain times, for other medications it may not matter. It is best to ask your doctor or pharmacist, about what is the best time to take medications prescribed to you.
What is an Internal Medicine Specialist?
Internal Medicine Specialists focus on adult medicine and have had special study and training focusing on the prevention and treatment of adult diseases. At least three of thier seven or more years of medical school and postgraduate training are dedicated to learning how to prevent, diagnose, and treat diseases that affect adults. Internists are sometimes referred to as the "doctor's doctor," because they are often called upon to act as consultants to other physicians to help solve puzzling diagnostic problems.