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For people with Down syndrome, family members, caregivers and professionals.
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In the video below, Erin shares tips for living a healthy lifestyle. As Erin says, "Living a healthy lifestyle can be really hard," but her tips can help make it easier!
Abstract Background : The specific distribution of cancers in Down syndrome (DS) calls into question the validity of screening policies for cancer surveillance as implemented for the general populatio
Leptin is a hormone that contributes to appetite regulation and satiety. There is some data that show that individuals with Down syndrome have increased leptin levels which correlates with higher rate
Find recipes for healthy meals that can be made using your microwave! Kylee's Kitchen is a program through the Down Syndrome Association of Central Oklahoma. Participants learn basic cooking s
Abstract Background: Women with Down syndrome have a lower breast cancer risk and significantly lower life expectancies than women without Down syndrome. Therefore, it is not clear whether m
This health passport can be filled out by individuals with Down syndrome and their families to share information with health care professionals about how they can best support the individual.
This is a visual to encourage healthy eating habits.
This is a visual support that corresponds to the video on Serving Sizes. It shows you how to estimate serving sizes using your hand as a guide.
This is a visual support based on the Protein video in the Cooking Well and Feeling Well at the Adult Down Syndrome Center series.
This is a visual support based on the Grains video in the Cooking Well and Feeling Well at the Adult Down Syndrome Center series.
This is a visual support based on the Healthy Choices video featuring Molly and Peter.
This is a visual support based on the Healthy Eating at Buffets video featuring Tyler and Carly.
This is a handout with information on coping with transitions (such as leaving high school, changes in family dynamics, etc.) and the feelings of loss and grief that can accompany these transitions.
This is a visual support based on the Healthy Pace for Eating video featuring Julia.
This is a visual that pairs with the Dairy video in the Cooking Well and Feeling Well at the Adult Down Syndrome Center series.
Visual support based on the Fruits and Vegetables video in the Cooking Well and Feeling Well at the Adult Down Syndrome Center series.
This visual suggests alternatives to pop/soda.
Abstract The immune surveillance theory of cancer posits that the body's immune system detects and destroys randomly occurring malignant cells. This theory is based on the observation of the i
Is colon cancer screening recommended for people with Down syndrome? Please note that this handout discusses screening colonoscopies (i.e. colonoscopies performed to identify pre-symptomatic or unreco
The website linked below provides visual recipes and other resources to help individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities cook basic meals and snacks. In addition to offering a collect
People with Down syndrome can experience a variety of gastrointestinal issues. One of them is intolerance to foods containing lactose. Lactose is a sugar found in dairy products like milk and ice crea
As described in the USDA MyPlate program , protein is an important part of a healthy plate. This video on protein is the third part of our "Cooking Well and Feeling Well at the Adu
As described in the USDA MyPlate program , dairy is an important part of a healthy plate. This video on dairy is part of our "Cooking Well and Feeling Well at the Adult D
Knowing how much to eat can be challenging. In this video on serving sizes, Jeff and Kurt share tips for eating appropriate amounts of different types of foods. They show how the size of our hand can
Please note: The information on this site is for educational purposes only and is not intended to serve as a substitute for a medical, psychiatric, mental health, or behavioral evaluation, diagnosis, or treatment plan by a qualified professional. We recommend you review the educational material with your health providers regarding the specifics of your health care needs.
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