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Learning Centers

Simply Medical is dedicated to our customer’s healthcare supply needs, as well as providing educational resources to help with their purchasing decisions. Click on any of the Learning Center images below to access product guides, resources and health care topics relative to their respective offerings.

 

The Apparel Learning Center provides education around compression garments. This overview and product guide encompasses what types of compression garments are available and how to wear them.

The Baby & Youth Learning Center provides education for baby and youth diapers. This overview and product guide will help select the appropriate size of diaper or training pant for your baby or toddler. Also provides useful product information.

The Bathroom Aids Learning Center provides education for bathroom safety. This overview and product guide encompasses the importance of bathroom safety and different solutions to help prevent falls in the bathroom.

The Bedroom Aids Learning Center provides education for bedroom safety. This overview and product guide encompasses the importance of bedroom safety and different solutions to help prevent falls in the bedroom. It also offers aids when reaching, bending or getting out of bed is not possible.

The Braces & Supports Learning Center provides an educational overview of the different types of braces available on Simplymedical.com. It also provides a guide detailing a list of braces and supports for targeted areas of the body.

The Diagnostic Products Learning Center provides an educational overview of diagnostic products including diabetes and blood pressure supplies. These overviews encompass the different types of diagnostic solutions to chronic conditions such as diabetes or high blood pressure.

The Gloves Learning Center Center provides education for the different kinds of gloves available. This overview and product guide outlines the different types, styles and materials of gloves, including exam gloves to help you select the appropriate glove for your needs.

The Health and Medicine Learning Center provides an educational overview of hot and cold therapy. This overview encompasses the different types of hot and cold therapy methods that are effective and economical to help relieve pain.

The Incontinence Learning Center provides an educational overview of incontinence products. These overviews include product guides to help select incontinence products such as adult briefs and diapers, pads and liners, underwear, underpads and perineal care.

The Mobility Aids Learning Center provides an educational overview of the different types of mobility aids. It includes a guide of mobility and walking aids such as canes, crutches, walkers, rollators, transport chairs, wheelchairs, and transfer belts and boards.

The Nutritionals Learning Center provides an educational overview of nutritional supplements . Medical conditions or changes in appetite could be putting you at risk for malnutrition. Nutritional supplements can provide missing protein, vitamins and minerals. These include oral supplements and modular components such as nutritional drinks, food thickeners and protein enhanced substances.

The Personal Care Learning Center provides education around personal hygiene and eliminating germs. This overview and product guide encompasses proper hand washing techniques and the types of germs hand washing helps eliminate.

The Physical Therapy Learning Center provides education around exercising routines and equipment as well as daily living aids. This overview and product guide encompasses an overview of home exercises and equipment for different areas of the body. It also provides an overview of daily aids and self-help aids such as dressing aids, medication dispensing and reachers or grabbers.

The Urinary Supplies Learning Center provides education for urinary supplies. This overview and product guide will useful product information for urinary supplies such as catheters as well as an outline of intermittent catheterization .

The Vitamins & Minerals Learning Center provides an educational overview of vitamins and minerals. This overview encompasses the importance of vitamins to help the body stay healthy as well as the different kinds of essential vitamins and minerals to choose from.

The Wound Care Learning Center provides an educational overview of wound care products. This overview encompasses the different types of wound care products including bandages, gauze, tapes, wound dressings and wound closure strips for treating a minor cut or applying aid to a severe laceration.

Awareness Pages

In addition to Learning Centers, Simply Medical also offers pages on nationally recognized awareness’s. Click on the awareness pages below to learn more on the given awareness and related products.

 

Alzheimer’s Awareness

Memory loss disrupts daily life may be a symptom of Alzheimer’s. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, there are 10 warning signs and symptoms of Alzheimer’s. Learn more

 

Arthritis Overview

Arthritis is more common among adults aged 65 years or older, but people of all ages (including children can be affected. Learn more

 

Bladder Cancer Awareness

Bladder cancer is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the tissues of the bladder. Smoking can affect the risk of bladder cancer. Learn more

 

Breast Cancer Awareness

Breast cancer is the most common cancer among American women. Getting mammograms regularly can lower the risk of dying from breast cancer. Learn more

 

Diabetes & Emergencies

People with diabetes face extra challenges during emergencies and natural disasters such as hurricanes, earthquakes, and tornadoes. Learn more

 

Diabetes & Heat

If you have diabetes, you need to take extra care in summer, when heat waves can strike. Hot weather, especially with high humidity- can affect medication, testing supplies and your health. Learn more

 

Fall Safety

According to the CDC, each year, 1 in every 3 adults age 65 and older falls. Falls risk the health and independence of older adults and can significantly limit their ability to remain self-sufficient. Learn more

 

Healthy Aging Month

Physical activity is essential for healthy aging. According to the Centers of Disease Controls and Prevention (CDC), as an older adult, regular physical activity is one of the most important things you can do for your health. Learn more

 

Home Check List

The number one priority for a loved one is safety, especially now as mobility and independence decreases. Moving a loved one into your home or making their home more accessible to their current condition can be stressful. There are several things to consider such as bathroom and bedroom safety, as well as daily and mobility aids. In addition to these safety concerns, you may also need to think about disposable, incontinence, household and personal care products. Learn more

 

Lung Cancer Awareness

According to The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”), lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death and the second most common cancer among both men and women in the United States. The most important thing you can do to lower your lung cancer risk is to quit smoking and avoid secondhand smoke. Learn more

 

National Home Care Month

When compared to living in a facility, home care offers a greater level of independence to the senior adult. Learn more

 

Ovarian Cancer Awareness

Each year, about 20,000 women in the United States get ovarian cancer. Among women in the United States, ovarian cancer is the eighth most common and causes more deaths than any other cancer of the female reproductive system. Learn more

 

Pancreatic Cancer Awareness

According to the American Cancer Society, rates of pancreatic cancer have been slowly increasing over the past 10 years. The lifetime risk of developing pancreatic cancer is about 1 in 78 (1.47%). Researchers have found several factors that affect a person's chance of getting cancer of the pancreas. Most of these are risk factors for exocrine pancreatic cancer. Learn more

 

Prostate Cancer Awareness

Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in American men aside from skin cancer. One in 6 American men will develop prostate cancer during their lifetime. However, there are many other men who have prostate cancer who do not develop symptoms and who are never diagnosed with prostate cancer. Learn more

 

Understanding Cardiovascular Disease

Cardiovascular disease is a leading cause of disability, preventing Americans from working and enjoying family activities. Learn more

 

UV Awareness

According to the CDC, skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States. Most cases of melanoma, the deadliest kind of skin cancer, are caused by exposure to ultraviolet (UV) light. Learn more

Caregiver Resources

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