Links

Links

Healthcare can be complicated, and at Dekalb Family Medicine, we understand that. We aim to make the healthcare process as simple and streamlined as possible for all our patients. Below you'll find links to important websites that can help arm you with knowledge about you and your family's treatment and well-being.


General Pediatric Resources
www.myfamilyhealthspot.org
A Children's Healthcare of Atlanta sponsored website about total family health
www.aap.org
American Academy of Pediatrics website
www.aapcc.org
Poison Control Center website
www.aapd.org
The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry website

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Childhood Immunizations
www.cdc.gov
Official site of the CDC. Click on “Vaccines and Immunizations” in the left hand column.
www.vaccine.chop.edu
Vaccine information from one of the top children’s hospitals

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Safety
www.safekids.org
A worldwide organization, including SafeKids USA, that focuses on all childhood safety issues.

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Behavior and Development
www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/childdevelopment.html
The National Institute of Health and the National Library of Medicine’s review of child development
www.kidshealth.org
Accurate, up-to-date information on chidren’s health, growth, and development from the Nemours Foundation
www.kidsgrowth.com
Useful information on parenting, specific illnesses, and development from a site for Pediatric Practice Management and Child Advocacy

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Diet and Nutrition
http://www.optifast.com/Pages/index.aspx
Opti Fast - Medically supervised weight management program

www.breastfeeding.com
A resource for nursing mothers
www.gerber.com
Gerber’s website with info on introducing solid foods
www.ific.org
The International Food Information Council’s website with advice on diet and nutrition for kids

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Asthma and Allergies
www.aafa.org
The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America’s website

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Developmental Delays and Disabilities
www.chadd.org
The Children and Adults with Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder’s website
www.parenttoparentofga.org
A research database to help parents of children with disabilities navigate the many professional and personal resources
www.focus-ga.org
Families of Children Under Stress’ website

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Adolescent Health
www.teenshealth.org
Adolescent health advice from the Nemours Foundation
www.iwannaknow.org
The American Social Health Association’s website for teens’ questions and answers
Men’s Health

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Prostate
Prostate Cancer Research Institute

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Reproductive Health
American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM)
RESOLVE

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Incontinence
National Association for Continence
Simon Foundation for Incontinence

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Vasectomy
http://www.engenderhealth.org/wh/fp/cvas2.html

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Home Calculators For Family Planning
http://www.mortgagecalculator.org/helpful-advice/family-planning-tools.php



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