Medical info online

I read Dr. Wagenaar’s excellent summary of medical websites in the February ’06 issue (pg. 93).

Some time ago I picked up in one of the medical publications to which I subscribe a reference to At the time, it only led one to the cancer, diabetes and heart websites. Now, in its expanded form, one can delve into such sites as,, and It is a very user-friendly site.

Its goal — “patientINFORM’s primary function is to educate and empower health care consumers with the latest research findings pertaining to certain diseases and ailments.”

San Diego, CA