HEALTH TOPICs YOU NEED TO KNOW

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Glycemic Index 

The glycemic index is a system of assigning a number to carbohydrate-containing foods according to how much each food increases blood sugar. The glycemic index itself is not a diet plan but one of various tools — such as calorie counting or carbohydrate counting — for guiding food choices.

Dash Diet - Link 

DASH stands for Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension. The DASH diet is a lifelong approach to healthy eating that's designed to help treat or prevent high blood pressure (hypertension). The DASH diet encourages you to reduce the sodium in your diet and eat a variety of foods rich in nutrients that help lower blood pressure, such as potassium, calcium and magnesium.

ASCVD Risk Estimator Plus

 

 A free app that helps you calculate your risk of having a heart attack or stroke.  

HYPERTENSION GUIDELINES

New Lipid Guidelines

Patient Assistance For Free Medication https://www.needymeds.org/pap

Coronavirus links 

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

Hotline that has nurses and pharmacists that are trained to triage questions 24/7

1-866-462-3821  

In addition-for a true pandemic that is affecting your local area- lots of hand sanitizer-large containers, N95 masks , Tyvek or similar type disposable oversuits, disposable gloves, goggles or way to protect your eyes that is well sealed, bleach (has to be rotated) or way to make it like the MSRsystem

 https://www.amazon.com/MSR-Chlorine-Global-Emergency-Treatment/dp/B0798WMJ9D , 

 

bottles of rubbing alcohol 70-90%,  lots of duct tape,  plastic sheeting-in a future show we will discuss how to properly use some of these supplies

 

 

 

 

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