Links

The following links and resources provided for healthcare and medical providers and educational resources.

For Caregivers, Family and Friends - National Cancer Institute

Locate an Oncology Specialist
Cancer Statistics and FactsAlcohol and Increased Breast Cancer Risk FactorsCancer.gov: Clinical TrialsPreventive Screenings: What's Recommended, What's Covered by MedicareStaying Healthy - American Cancer SocietyArt Therapy & Cancer: How Art Can Help Those With CancerThe Anti-Cancer Diet: Cancer Nutrition Tips and Cancer-Fighting FoodsThe Guide to Keeping Your Home Through Debilitating Disease

VERITAS Medical - Dr Benjamin Edwards M.D.
Integrative Holistic Medicine Family Practitioner - Lubbock TX
“The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest his patients in the care of the human frame, in a
proper diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease.” Thomas Edison, 1903

Educator Labs - Cultivating. Connecting. Curating.



Texas Oncology - www.texasoncology.com
Texas Oncology is how Texans fight Cancer.

Cancer Treatment Centers - www.cancercenter.com
Integrative cancer care, with you at the center

Cancer Research Institute - aiprx.cancerresearch.org
Breakthroughs in Cancer Immunotherapy

UT Southwestern Medical Center - www.utswmedicine.org
The Future of Cancer Care, Today

UT Medicine CTRC Health Science San Antonio - www.ctrc.net
Research & Education, Cancer Therapy & Research Center
    
Joe Arrington Cancer Center
4101 22nd Pl Lubbock, TX 79410-1121 (806) 796-1122UMC Southwest Cancer Center - www.umchealthsystem.com
Southwest Cancer Center | Lubbock's Premier Cancer Treatment Facility

Cancer Center at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine - www.cancer.ttuhsc.edu
TTUHSC SOM Cancer Center is conducting laboratory and clinical research that develops new anti-cancer drugs.

Lubbock Dermatology & Skin Cancer Center
We provide comprehensive dermatology care that includes diagnosis and treatment of common as well as uncommon skin conditions.

Wellness Lubbock
The Breast Center at Wellness Lubbock

Center Cancer Centers Lubbock
Continually redefining and setting the standard in Radiation Therapy through an unwavering commitment to quality patient care

MD Anderson Center
Together we will end Cancer

Texas Tech Physicians Family Medicine:
Michael Ragain MD

        
Lubbock Urology Associates: Nelson May Patti MD
Grace Clinic Lubbock

Ask the Dietician - www.Diatician.com
Help has arrived for Healthy Eating

Health Castle - www.HealthCastle.com
Nutrition Advice Excluselfy from Registered Diaticians

We Woman - www.wewoman.com
Health & Fitness, Weight Loss by Age & Your Needs

Dr. Katherine Chauncey, Ph.D. - Lubobck, TexasRegistered Dietician Information

Dietetics in Healthcare Communities
DHCC is home to Registered Dietitians, Registered Dietitian Nutritionists and Dietetic Technicians.

Today's Dietician - www.todaysdietitian.com
The Magazine for Nutrition Professionals

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
It's About Eating Right

Maryland Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Optimize Health and Well being Through Foods and Nutrition

Rachael McBride, MCN RD LD Dallas TX
Eating Disorders General Nutrition Wellness/Healthy Eating Sports Nutrition Vegetarian Nutrition Weight Control Behavioral Health www.rachaelmcbride.com



Crohms & Me - www.Crohmsandme.com
Registered Diaticians, Your New Best Freind

Bonnie Masterson, MS RD CDE
Registered Diatician, Diabetes Digestive Disorders Kidney and Renal Diseases

Angela Barrera, RD LDN CDE
Registered Diatician, Diabetes Weight Control Gerontology Nutrition Heart Health

Jennifer Willoughby, RD LD
Registered Dietician, Food Allergies/Food Intolerance Heart Health Gluten Intolerance Maternal Nutrition

Glenna Moe, MS RD LD
Registered Dietician, Sports Nutrition Digestive Disorders Metabolic Measurements Diabetes Heart Health Weight Control General Nutrition Wellness/Healthy Eating Gluten Intolerance Gerontology Nutrition Vegetarian Nutrition Integrative & Functional Nutrition

Allison Jones, MS RDN LD
Cancer/Oncology Nutrition Diabetes Digestive Disorders Food Allergies/Food Intolerance General Nutrition Wellness/Healthy Eating Gerontology Nutrition Gluten Intolerance Heart Health Kidney and Renal Diseases Lactation Maternal Nutrition Pediatric Nutrition Weight Control

Megan Smith, MS RDN LD
Childhood Overweight/Obesity Diabetes Eating Disorders Food Allergies/Food Intolerance General Nutrition Wellness/Healthy Eating Heart Health Maternal Nutrition Metabolic Measurements

Patricia Ruck, RDN CSG LD
General Nutrition Wellness/Healthy Eating Vegetarian Nutrition Diabetes Digestive Disorders Food Allergies/Food Intolerance Weight Control

Jennie McCary, MS RD LD
Weight Control Childhood Overweight/Obesity General Nutrition Wellness/Healthy Eating

Shelley Rael, MS RD LD
General Nutrition Wellness/Healthy Eating Weight Control Heart Health Sports Nutrition
EAT WELL, LIVE WELL, BE WELL!






Danielle Fournet, RD LD
Wellness Center - East Jefferson General Hospital
Nutrition Counseling at the Wellness Center is a lifestyle based approach to achieving optimal health and wellness through balanced nutrition.

Stephen Roch, RD LDN CFT
Individual Counseling, Group Counseling, Cardiovascular/Hypertension, Alternative Nutrition, Cardiovascular/Hypertension, Childhood Obesity, Culinary Arts, Diabetes, General Nutrition/Wellness, Sports Nutrition, Vegetarian, Weight Control

Karla Whitley, BS RDN LD
Mesquite TX http://www.kwnutrition.net/







Marcheta Jochimsen, RDN LD Midland TX
Cancer/Oncology Nutrition Eating Disorders Gerontology Nutrition Home Health Care Vegetarian Nutrition Diabetes General Nutrition Wellness/Healthy Eating Heart Health Kidney and Renal Diseases Weight Control

Rhonda Carr, RD LD CDE Midland TX
Childhood Overweight/Obesity Weight Control Sports Nutrition Maternal Nutrition Pediatric Nutrition Gluten Intolerance Diabetes

Pamela Lewis, MS LD  
Dietitian, Nutritionist Mesquite TX

EAT RIGHT LUBBOCK
LAND. Lubbock Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. - Where local dietitians connect

WebMD
Dietician Top Ten Diet Tips

Neva Poole, MA RD LD CDE
practices as a Dietitian - Nutritionist in Sachse, TX

Britney West, MS RDN, Garland TX
Weight Control General Nutrition Wellness/Healthy Eating Gerontology Nutrition


Elizabeth Dempsey, MS RD Garland TX
Senior Care Consultants, Nutrition Consultation

Covenant LifeStyle Center
Promoting a lifestyle that includes sound exercise principles and nutritional guidelines.

Lori Kiker, MS RDN CSO LD
Registerd Dietician, Cancer/Oncology Nutrition

Emmy Trammell, MS RDN LD
Registerd Dietician, Weight Control Heart Health General Nutrition Wellness/Healthy Eating Digestive Disorders Eating Disorders


 

 

Obesity and Preventable Death:
More than 2 in 3 adults are considered to be overweight or obese, and more than 1 in 6 children and adolescents ages 6 to 19 are considered to be obese.

Obesity is linked to health conditions such as heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes and certain types of cancer, some of the leading causes of preventable death. The global obesity epidemic is now costing the world economy $2 trillion a year.

The following resources explain the link between obesity and several of the leading causes of preventable death, as well as some of the healthiest and surest ways to lose weight. Please review and share them with anyone you believe may benefit:


What are the Health Risks of Overweight and Obesity?
http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/health-topics/topics/obe/risks.html

Obesity, Stroke Risk and Stroke Recovery with Pool Exercise
http://blog.intheswim.com/stroke-recovery-with-pool-exercise/

Obesity and Cardiovascular Disease
http://www.world-heart-federation.org/cardiovascular-health/cardiovascular-disease-risk-factors/obesity/

Type 2 Diabetes and Obesity
http://www.obesityaction.org/educational-resources/resource-articles-2/obesity-related-diseases/obesity-and-type-2-diabetes

Weight Loss Planning Calculator for Men and Women
http://www.calculators.org/health/weight-loss.php

Losing Weight: What is Healthy Weight Loss?
http://www.cdc.gov/HEALTHYWEIGHT/LOSING_WEIGHT/INDEX.HTML

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