Table of Contents

from "A Nurse Practitioner's Guide to Smart Health Choices"

  • Letter to the Reader
  • Foreword
  • How is Your Health?
  • User Guide
  • Knowing is Half the Battle
  • Are You at Risk?
  • What are Your Risks?
    • Heart Attack and Stroke
    • Cardiovascular Disease (CVD)
    • Diabetes
    • Metabolic Syndrome
    • High Blood Pressure
    • High Cholesterol
    • Depression
    • Stress & Anxiety
    • Alcohol & Tobacco
    • Cancer
  • Medications and Your Health
  • Your First Choice: Exercise
  • Your Second Choice: Weight and Nutrition
  • Your Third Choice: Mental Resilience
  • Change: How to Stick with Your Choices
  • Good Health in a Nutshell
  • A Final Pep Talk
  • Postscript
  • Appendix
    • Routine Lab Tests
      • CBC (Complete Blood Cell) Count
      • Routine Chemistry
      • Cholesterol Profile
      • Routine Urinalysis
    • The Health Risks
      • Heart Attack
      • Stroke
      • Cardiovascular Disease
      • Diabetes
        • Blood Sugar Record
      • Metabolic Syndrome
      • High Blood Pressure
      • Blood Pressure Record
      • High Cholesterol
      • Weight
        • BMI (Body Mass Index) Table
        • Food Diary
      • Depression
      • Stress and Anxiety
      • Alcohol
      • Smoking
      • Cancer
  • Glossary of Medical Terms
  • Nurse Practitioners—FAQs
  • About the Author
  • Acknowledgements
  • Index