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​Department for Medicaid Services (DMS) Health Information Page

This website is to encourage all Kentuckians to see their health care providers for well-care visits and to take step to stay healthy.

Health care providers are also important in encouraging all Kentuckians to participate in preventive healthcare services, such as well-care visits, immunizations and screenings. Health care providers also teach Kentuckians about the benefits of living a healthy lifestyle.

The Department for Medicaid Services encourages Kentuckians to learn more about the following:

Disease Management such as Asthma, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), Cardiovascular Disease, Diabetes, Obesity,

Healthy Eating for a Healthy Lifestyle

Immunizations for Children (0-6 yrs), Adolescents (7-18 yrs) and Adults (+18 yrs)

Preventive such as Breast Cancer Screening, Cervical Cancer Screening, Colorectal (Colon) Cancer, Coronary Artery Disease, Lung Cancer, Men's Screenings, Minority Health, Osteoporosis, Ovarian Cancer, Prostate Cancer Screening, Stroke, Women's Screening

Special Health Issues such as  Mental Health, and Substance AbuseBreast Feeding, Tobacco Cessation

Special Health Issues

Healthy Eating for a Healthy Lifestyle

Healthy eating is not about strict dietary limitations, staying unrealistically thin, or depriving yourself of the fool you love. Rather, its about feeling great, having more energy and stabilizing your mood. The following resources will provide you simple tips and information to develop a healthy eating style.
Healthy Eating on a Budget

Diseases and Conditions

See Also...

CDC Nationally Notifiable Infectious Diseases
Case Definitions for Reportable Diseases.

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