Healthcare Resources: where to get care

California Health+
www.californiahealthplus.com
Los Angeles County Department of Health Services
www.dhs.lacounty.gov
American Heart Association The Wellness Center
http://www.thewellnesscenterla.org/#!americanheartassociation/chhf

Information about Hypertension

Hypertension Statistics

Fact sheet about high blood pressure from LA County Public Health
Fact Sheet

Hypertension Patient Education

Basic information about high blood pressure and screening
Basic Info

  

Effects of hypertension on different parts of the body
http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/high-blood-pressure/in-depth/high-blood-pressure/art-20045868

Spanish

Basic information about high blood pressure and screening
http://healthfinder.gov/espanol/prevention/viewtopic.aspx?topicId=11

Nutrition

Patient Education: How salt intake impacts high blood pressure
http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/GettingHealthy/NutritionCenter/HealthyEating/The-Salty-Six-Are-the-Foods-You-Eat-Most-Often-High-in-Sodium_UCM_445850_Article.jsp
Salt Intake: Salty Six infographic found here
http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/GettingHealthy/NutritionCenter/HealthyEating/The-Salty-Six-Infographic_UCM_446591_SubHomePage.jsp

Resources for Healthy Eating

English

Vegan/Raw Food/Plant Based Nutrition Cooking Class Meetup (Mostly free)
http://www.meetup.com/Vegan-Cooking-Classes/
Healthy Foods and their Benefits (List from The World’s Healthiest Foods)
http://www.whfoods.com/foodstoc.php
Northgate Market Viva la Salud
http://www.northgatemarkets.com/viva-la-salud/

  

Kaiser Permanente List of Farmer’s Markets
https://healthy.kaiserpermanente.org/static/health/en-us/landing_pages/farmersmarkets/index.htm
Different Types of Healthy Food (from USDA: Choose My Plate)
http://www.choosemyplate.gov/food-groups/protein-foods-why.html
Healthy Neighborhood Markets
http://communitymarketconversion.org/

  

Local Farmers Markets (List of markets from LocalHarvest.org)
http://www.localharvest.org/farmers-markets/
Healthy food resources for Kaiser Permanente
https://foodforhealth.kaiserpermanente.org/
Champions for Change
http://www.cachampionsforchange.cdph.ca.gov/en/index.php

  

Healthy Eating Support Group
http://www.dailystrength.org/c/Healthy-Eating/support-group
Healthy Dining Finder
http://www.healthydiningfinder.com/

Healthy Recipes

Cooking Light
http://www.cookinglight.com/

  

All Recipes
http://allrecipes.com/recipes/healthy-recipes/

  

Eating Well
http://www.eatingwell.com/

Spanish

Northgate Market Viva la Salud
http://www.northgatemarkets.com/es-mx/viva-la-salud/

Physical Activity

English

Everyday Exercises for Busy People (from LA County Public Health)
http://publichealth.lacounty.gov/physact/docs/bpple.pdf
Tips for staying active (from LA County Public Health)
http://publichealth.lacounty.gov/physact/docs/Index%20Page/May2010/physActTips.pdf

  

Walking Meetup Community Groups (also jogging)
http://walkers.meetup.com/cities/us/ca/los_angeles/
List of community events for staying active (from LA County Public Health)
http://publichealth.lacounty.gov/physact/docs/2013_04_01_PA%20Resource%20List.pdf

 

Bicycle Clubs
http://www.bicyclela.org/Clubs.htm
List of Health Classes (nutrition, exercise, lifestyle, etc.) from Kaiser
https://healthy.kaiserpermanente.org/health/care/consumer/health-wellness/programs-classes/classes/!ut/p/a1/dc5Bb4IwHAXwb8T_dVWEY9VNawUZc1N7WWpSgcCKKWiyffqxRQ877N1e8svLI0170s5cq8L0VetM89N1-P60etlMp0wATMwhWZa_xo9rBnDakf5LNqM4gkxmy5lMFRCxG8gEZJRgzCB4CBluuZokKcNidAPg8vl3YZGFGKzaqrdYceDhDv6JAK1IF017HA7vUjkf9DXXFzG8Pwh35FFB2tuT9dYHZdv1tC-tafryM6hN1Vl_tv7DOOt6G7S-oHNd58sv2X0D-SEEQA!!/dl5/d5/L2dBISEvZ0FBIS9nQSEh/pw/Z7_FJSOBB1A001AD0I1PRU9EL10G2/act/id=0/265491421367/=/?searchRegionFilter=SCA&%3AreqUid=59406493

  

Hiking Meetup (also kayaking, rowing, etc.)
http://www.meetup.com/hiking-196/

Fitness classes that don’t require gym memberships to attend

Yoga & spinning
http://go2yas.com/
Dance
http://yourneighborhoodstudio.com/dtla-home-page/

Spanish

Everyday Exercises for Busy People (from LA County Public Health)
http://publichealth.lacounty.gov/physact/docs/Spanish%20Materials/BusyPeopleSp.pdf

     

Walking Meetup Community Groups (Also jogging)
http://walkers.meetup.com/cities/us/ca/los_angeles/

 

List of Health Classes (nutrition, exercise, lifestyle, etc.) from Kaiser
https://healthy.kaiserpermanente.org/health/care/consumer/health-wellness/programs-classes/classes/!ut/p/a1/fdDNcoIwEAfwZ-kLuBtRxGNE1Ih8NAGVXBjspMBIwYmUfjy9WO2hB7u3nf1l578BCXuQddaVedaWTZ1V116a6WItgtmMUERC58hIyOOpsyGIBuxA_iXBaGoh8-yVzXwX0SJ3EFJklodjgtQwkZmR4U48n-BydAdosOefDcvQxN66kbudugbi8Bc8KIqwBplXzaEPvPPZvNcdl--0T5_Q-mBYOUitXpVWelA05xb2hcqqtvgaHLPyrPRJ6besVnWrBo3OIYFETh7evBzCrivVB4hrrLPK9EvBVd5_16KsWqUhETa9joRDub1KuSPiTSTSWDg8pXbEAr8nt2dB-D9Mt3QTO7eNp-ORr75Za336486jTxcrMkyc/dl5/d5/L2dBISEvZ0FBIS9nQSEh/pw/Z7_FJSOBB1A001AD0I1PRU9EL10G2/act/id=0/p=searchLanguageSelector=SPANISH/265491442576/=/

Places where you can get your blood pressure checked

CVS Pharmacy
http://www.cvs.com/promo/promoLandingTemplate.jsp?promoLandingId=projecthealth
Walgreens Pharmacy
http://www.walgreens.com/topic/health-tests/blood-pressure-testing.jsp
Blood Pressure Monitoring card

(to be printed and used for personal monitoring)

http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/public/heart/hbp/hbpwallet.pdf
Living Well with High Blood Pressure Classes from Kaiser Permanente
https://healthy.kaiserpermanente.org/health/care/!ut/p/a0/LYxNCsIwEIXP4gGGMaTW1t1A4wVcaLIb0tAEmx-aIHh7W3D53ve-hwZfaBJ_wsIt5MTrnrXNqbnUbnblWmF2jcOKTzRo3uXheLMetf8Wt-2rulsHKRsvkVGnDJatd0f3_wkz6pHoLuVEcKb-AkIoATRcFUzjKAUp6qjrscQ4yEinH1CyVoU!/
Healthy Living Classes and Stores from Kaiser Permanente
https://healthy.kaiserpermanente.org/health/care/!ut/p/a0/LctLDoMgFEDRtXQB5IEStJ1BlA04aGH2gkRJ-UVJ19-adHhucsHCC2zGT9iwhZIx_mxcyc3n9nARz5OsvmGI8AQL9l0Xj4fbwVyqB24JweRCHLrdX-3_hhUMFSPrJ82JVkoRxuaOyEELoiiVk-D3bh441JTGPsnbF3oAaac!/