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Be an active partner in your health care! Take a list of questions or symptoms with you to your next appointment and discuss it with your health care provider. It will help them make better decisions and make sure your priorities have been addressed.

- Submitted by DRB13_1 9/4/2010 in Staying Healthy | 6 Comments
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EARTHY2 9/5/2010 11:02:00 AM

    This is the best advice I've seen here in a long time. Just be sure to take that list with you and ask away.
COLEMANSR 9/20/2010 4:35:00 PM

    I have found this to be very helpful. Thanks for passing it on.
FITJEANS 9/7/2010 8:01:00 AM

    Im sure this will help save time and money. Thankyou this is great
7WORSHIPS 9/5/2010 10:47:00 PM

    I agree with you about how important it is to take a list of questions to the doctor. Additionally, for people dealing with chronic illnesses like diabetes, hypertension, etc. and/or people on several medications, it is a good idea to take one other person with you to the doctor. It is good to have someone else with you because sometimes they hear or remember some instruction or advice the doctor gave that you may miss or forget. Two heads are better than one.
THENEWME43 9/4/2010 9:44:00 PM

    I've actually done this! It's a great way to make sure you don't forget something important.
LILDREAMY 9/4/2010 12:02:00 PM

    Wow! This is weird! I just went to the doc the other day to have my general physical. I didn't actually have a list with me and made a note to self to make sure I do NOT forget that next time. Although I di have a great doc that took his time so I wasn't rushed and could think about more things to ask. Great one!!
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