Prevention Research Center In the Department of Medicine

Prevention Resources for Patients

Click on the links in the list below for various resources.

Smoking Cessation

RESOURCES EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS AND/OR PROGRAMS LOCATION/ PHONE
Preventive Cardiology Medical Letter -Varenicline (Chantix)-August Issue 2006  
Stanford

Stanford Hospital Guest Services
Smoking Cessation for inpatients only

650-498-3333
Health Improvement Program (HIP)-Quarterly Class Schedule
● Smoking Cessation for Appointment Only
650-724-7347
Community Santa Clara County Tobacco Cessation and Education Resources  
National American Cancer Society 1-800-ACS-2345
American Heart Association 1-800-242-8721
American Lung Association 1-800-586-4872

US Department of Health & Human Services

 
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Blood Pressure

RESOURCES EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS AND/OR PROGRAMS LOCATION / PHONE
Preventive Cardiology Booklet: DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) Eating Plan
● See Nutrition File
 
Stanford

Health Improvement Program (HIP)-Quarterly Class Schedule

650-723-9649
Community    
National National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute
Guide to Lowering Your Blood Pressure
 
Home BP Monitors Omron® Blood Pressure Monitors Flyers Available  
LifeSource™ Blood Pressure Monitors Flyers Available  
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Cholesterol/Lipids

RESOURCES EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS AND/OR PROGRAMS LOCATION / PHONE
Preventive Cardiology Booklet: Your Guide to Lowering Your Cholesterol w/TLC (NIH)  

Medical Letter -Red Yeast Rice-September Issue 2009

 
MD referral to Preventive Cardiology Dietitian
● Complete consult form & give to clinic checkout staff
 
Stanford

Health Improvement Program (HIP)-Quarterly Class Schedule

650-723-9649
Community    
National National Cholesterol Education Program (NCEP)  
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Nutrition

RESOURCES EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS AND/OR PROGRAMS LOCATION / PHONE
Preventive Cardiology

Nutrition Education Materials
Checklist for Heart Healthy Eating (PDF)
Good Fats, Bad Fats (PDF)
How to Lower LDL Cholesterol (PDF)
How to Lower Triglyceride Levels (PDF)
Nutrition Recommendations for People with Diabetes (PDF)
Nutrition Recommendations for People with Pre-Diabetes (PDF)

 
Medical Letter -Resveratrol-September Issue 2009  
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Physical Activity and Cardiac Rehab

RESOURCES EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS AND/OR PROGRAMS LOCATION / PHONE
Stanford

Health Improvement Program (HIP)-Quarterly Class Schedule
Stepping Out with Stanford (Online pedometer program)

650-723-9649
Community Cardiac Rehab Programs in Bay Area:
Mills-Peninsula Health Services Cardiovascular Rehabilitation Program
Sequoia Hospital Cardiac Rehabilitation Program
Cardiac Therapy Foundation (CTF), Palo Alto
-MD referral required. Complete and send referral form
 
National California Society of Cardiac Rehabilitation Programs (CSCR)
Copy of Online Program Directory
 
American Association of Cardiac & Pulmonary Rehabilitation
(AACVPR) Copy of Online Program Directory
 
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Weight Management

RESOURCES EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS AND/OR PROGRAMS LOCATION / PHONE
Stanford

Health Improvement Program (HIP)-Quarterly Class Schedule

650-723-9649
Women's Health at Stanford
650-725-0455
Weight Management for Women 650-724-7347
Community LEARN Program for Weight Loss Cardiac Therapy Foundation 650-494-1300
HMR Weight Loss Program 408-730-4321
National My Plate  
Portion Distortion Interactive Quizzes  
5 A Day - A Guide to Eating More Fruits & Vegetables  
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Diabetes

RESOURCES EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS AND/OR PROGRAMS LOCATION / PHONE
Preventive Cardiology Diabetes Tool Kit Pt Education Materials  
Stanford Endocrinology Diabetes Clinic Dr. Tracey McLaughlin
●MD referral required
Complete consult form & give to clinic checkout staff
650- 723-6961
Diabetes Self-Care Program - Gail Rutherford, CDE
●MD referral required
Complete consult form & give to clinic checkout staff
650-498-6920
Community    
National American Diabetes Association  
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Medications

RESOURCES EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS AND/OR PROGRAMS LOCATION / PHONE
Stanford

Personalized Medication Cards Available in Clinics

 
Community Weekly Pill Containers @ Local Drug Stores  
National    
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Stress Management

RESOURCES EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS AND/OR PROGRAMS LOCATION / PHONE
Stanford

Health Improvement Program (HIP)-Quarterly Class Schedule

650-723-9649
Community    
National    
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Depression

RESOURCES EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS AND/OR PROGRAMS LOCATION / PHONE
Stanford

Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences - MD referral required
●Complete consult form & give to clinic checkout staff

 
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Other Heart Resources

RESOURCES EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS AND/OR PROGRAMS LOCATION / PHONE
Preventive Cardiology Booklet: Get Tough on Angina  
Booklet: Your Guide to Living Well with Heart Disease (NIH)  
Pocket Guide: National Guidelines for CV Risk Reduction Bin Conference Room D
Stanford Health Library - 3 Locations: 2 SHC, 1 Stanford Shopping Center  
Community Heart Matters ™  
PRANA Resources created by Palo Alto Medical Foundation's South Asian Task Force  
National American Heart Association  
National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute
Women's Heart Truth Campaign
 
National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease  
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