General Health Resources

MedLine Plus – the National Institutes of Health web site.  Offers extensive information on all health conditions
Medline Tutorials – an extensive collection of easy-to-understand tutorials on many heath conditions
WebMD – an excellent web site created for general information on many health conditions
Women’s Health – the federal government’s official web site for women’s health information


MedlinePlus interactive diabetes tutorial – Learn the basics about diabetes from this easy to follow tutorial. Includes a downloadable PDF.
MedlinePlus – Diabetes section provides comprehensive information on this topic
American Diabetes Association – Comprehensive information on diabetes
National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse – The National Institutes of Health web site on diabetes.


The National Osteoporosis Foundation
The International Society for Clinical Densitometry
NIH official Osteoporosis web site
Bone Tool Kit (PDF) – A useful booklet created by the National Osteoporosis Foundation. Note: this is a large PDF and will take a few minutes to download.
The Endocrine Society – Patient Fact Sheets – A comprehensive collection of fact sheets on osteoporosis and bone health issues.

Cholesterol Issues

The American Heart Association

Endocrine Information

MedlinePlus – Comprehensive information about the endocrine system and related health conditions.
Hormone Heath Network – An excellent resource for education on the endocrine system. It provides comprehensive information, along with healthy living videos and tips.
Hormone Health Network – Diseases and conditions – A comprehensive resource for many endocrine health conditions. Tour the many categories provided on this landing page to reach your area of interest.


This web resource provides easy to follow patient materials on a variety of endocrine health conditions. Many are available in both English and Español by topic or you can tour Pacientes y Cuidadores for Español only.

Adrenal Disorders
Cardiovascular Endocrinology and Metabolism
Growth Disorders – Children and Teen Health
Hormone Abuse
Osteoporosis and Bone Health
Pituitary Disorders
Men’s Health
Women’s Reproductive Health
Thyroid Disorders