Medical care is becoming a team effort. To help you to gain as much knowledge as possible, so that you can become a partner in your health care, here are some sources of information.
MEDICAL INFORMATION LINKS
Up to Date
http://www.uptodate.com/home/uptodate-benefits-patients
This is a very trusted, in depth and current source of medical information for patients and doctors.

American Academy of Family Physicians
http://familydoctor.org/familydoctor/en.html
Excellent resource for patient information of all types

National Institutes Of Health Information
ttp://health.nih.gov/
Health Information from the National Institutes of Health

American Heart Association
http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/
Information on the heart and other vascular disease.

American Diabetes Association
http://www.diabetes.org/
An excellent resource link for diabetes and its management.

Healthfinder
http://www.healthfinder.gov/
Created by the United States Department of Health and Human Services - a great resource for health information.

Medline Plus
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/
Resource from the National Library of Medicine and NIH

LOCAL RESOURCES
Garrett County Health Department
1025 Memorial Drive Oakland, MD 21550
(301) 334-7777 (301) 895-3111

Garrett County Mental Health and Substance Abuse
Phone: (301) 334-7680
Monday through Friday 8:30 AM.–5:00 PM Evening hours by appointment.
Grantsville Clinic: Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday.

Family Planning Clinic
Phone: (301) 334-7770 Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Overseas Travel Immunization
Phone: (301) 334-7770 Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM-5:00 PM.

Garrett Memorial Hospital
http://www.gcmh.com/
251 North 4th Street Oakland, MD 21550
Phone: (301) 533-4000

Western Maryland Regional Medical Center
http://www.wmhs.com/patients-and-visitors.html
12500 Willowbrook Road
Cumberland, MD 21502
Phone: (240) 964-7000

Community Resource Guide
2015 Community Resource Guide
SPECIAL LINKS
Vaccine Information:
www.vaccineinformation.org
Vegetarian Diet:
www.vrg.org This site can help everyone since vegetables are an important part of a healthy diet
Weight Loss:
www.cyberdiet.com A site dedicated to advice and support in weight loss programs.