Preventing Disease

Preventing Disease

Blood Clots

Your Guide to Preventing & Treating Blood Clots

Blood Pressure, High

An Aspirin a Day? The Answer is Different for Men and Women
Talk With Your Health Care Provider About High Blood Pressure
Choosing Medicines for High Blood Pressure: A Review of the Research on ACEIs, ARBs, and DRIs

Bloodstream Infections

Bloodstream Infections (Podcast Download; Transcript)

Cancer

Treating Localized Prostate Cancer (Consumer Guide) (en español)
Complications from Chemotherapy for Breast Cancer (Podcast Download; Transcript)
Hospitalizations of Kids With Cancer (Podcast Download; Transcript)
Take Charge of Your Health, Featuring Fran Drescher (Videos, Windows Media®)

Cholesterol, High

Talk With Your Health Care Provider About High Cholesterol
Treating High Cholesterol: A Guide for Adults (Consumer Guide) (en español)

Depression

Antidepressant Medicines—A Guide for Adults (Consumer Guide) (en español)

Diabetes, Type 2

Medicines for Type 2 Diabetes: A Review of the Research for Adults (Consumer Guide) (en español)
Premixed Insulin for Type 2 Diabetes: A Guide for Adults (Consumer Guide) (en español)

Flu

Flu: Seasonal (Web Site)

GERD

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) (Consumer Guide) (en español)

Heart Disease

Radiofrequency Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation: A Guide for Adults (Consumer Guide) (en español)

Osteoarthritis

Choosing Pain Medicine for Osteoarthritis (Consumer Guide) (en español)
Osteoarthritis of the Knee: A Guide for Adults (Consumer Guide) (en español)

Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis Treatments That Help Prevent Broken Bones: A Guide for Women After Menopause (Consumer Guide) (en español)

Pregnancy and Delivery

Gestational Diabetes: A Guide for Pregnant Women (Consumer Guide) (en español)
Thinking About Inducing Your Labor: A Guide for Pregnant Women (Consumer Guide) (en español)

Renal Artery Stenosis

Renal Artery Stenosis: Treatments (Consumer Guide) (en español)

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid Arthritis: Medicines for Adults (Consumer Guide) (en español)

Stroke

Talk with your Health Care Provider about Taking Aspirin to Prevent Strokes

Page last reviewed August 2012
Internet Citation: Preventing Disease. August 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/patients-consumers/prevention/disease/index.html