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Handouts in English for Persons with Low Literacy (i.e., Easy to Read Materials)
National Diabetes Information Clearing House - Easy-to-Read Publications
A set of easy-to-read documents about diabetes in English and Spanish.
National Digestive Diseases Information Clearing House - Easy-to-Read Publications
A set of easy-to-read documents about digestive diseases in English and Spanish.
National Urologic Diseases Information Clearinghouse - Easy-to-Read Publications
A set of easy-to-read documents about kidney and urologic diseases in English and Spanish.
Developing Easy-to-Read Health Materials
American Academy of Family Physicians. AAFP Conditions A-Z (available to FGCU users only with ID#) StatREF (click on the Titles tab.) A collection of handouts for patients. Most are available in a Spanish version.
Centro para el Control y la Prevencion de Enfermedades. Center for Disease Control
Informacion en Espanol. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.
infoSida. Un servicio del Departmento de Salud y Servicios Hermanos de los Estados Unidos.
Informacion de salud para usted. MedLine Plus.
Publicaciones. Organizacion Panamericana de Salud.