PREVENT DISEASE! Take small steps toward preventing and controlling disease such as asthma, diabetes, obesity, and other chronic conditions. Below are some resources to help:
Learn more about BMI and its use as a screening tool, and calculate your BMI.
Visit Body Mass Index
Helpful tools for conducting growth screening at schools & sending
information home to parents.
Visit Growth Screening
The ALA’s Open Airways For Schools is an asthma management program for school
children 8-11 years, diagnosed with asthma.
Visit Open Airways for Schools
An initiative to help reduce the prevalence of overweight and inactivity
in order to reduce the risk of coronary heart disease.
Visit Obesity Education Initiative
National High Blood Pressure Education Program: resources
to prevent and control high blood pressure.
Visit Mission Possible
Are you at risk for diabetes? Take the ADA risk test to find out.
Visit Diabetes Risk Test
WIN: Weight Control Information Network
Up-to-date, science-based information on weight control, obesity, physical activity, & related nutritional issues.
NAEPP: National Asthma Education & Prevention Program
The goal of the NAEPP is to enhance the quality of life for patients with asthma and decrease asthma-related morbidity and mortality.
TIPS: Tobacco Information & Prevention Source
Prevention of tobacco use among youth, promotion of smoking cessation among youth and adults, & protecting nonsmokers.
A national program providing support to community-based efforts managing pediatric asthma.
Visit Allies Against Asthma
A form to assist in the management and care of a child with asthma in the school setting.
View Asthma Action Plan
A PA organization of students, adults, and teachers helping teens live tobacco-free lives.