We have listed some of the reasons why you should eat foods high in fibre. Drinking plenty of fluids helps your body use fibre. Different foods have different kinds of fibre, so eat a variety of fibres every day. A recipe for blueberry flax muffins is provided.
This brochure was prepared to offer some tips on how to lower the salt in your daily diet. Foods to include and those to avoid are reviewed and a recipe a “Herb Shaker” is provided.
The manual covers common words about diabetes management that the patient should know, how to make lifestyle changes, information to help with healthy eating habits, suggestions for getting more exercise, and tips for dealing with things like travel and stress.
People who have diabetes should test their blood sugars. Good blood glucose levels help to reduce the risk of diabetes complications. We have provided information on why one should test, testing tips, and alternate site testing.
In this pamphlet triglycerides, cholesterol HDL ratio and LDL cholesterol are defined. Lowering your cholesterol HDL ratio and LDL cholesterol reduces your risk for heart attack, stroke and circulation problems. Tips on how to lower these and triglyceride are provided. There are also guidelines on how to reduce the fat in your diet.
This is a brochure for you and family/caregiver to better understand the steps the hospital staff need to assist you with your transition back to the community. Information regarding a well-planned discharge from the Dartmouth General Hospital are outlined.