When you have a chronic illness, going to the doctor can seem like a full-time job. Thatâ€™s why itâ€™s so important to make each and every appointment count. In Listen Up, Doc!, youâ€™ll learn tips on how to effectively prepare for and manage your appointments, pointers that go well beyond â€śmake a list of questionsâ€ť. And youâ€™ll hear, first-hand from a patient-author, how to avoid the pitfalls that might be preventing you from getting the most out of your appointments. The goal? Effective appointments that equal effective treatment, every single time!
â€˘ Learn how to prepare for doctorâ€™s appointments
â€˘ Learn how to make the most of your doctorâ€™s appointments
â€˘ Avoid pitfalls at doctorâ€™s appointments
â€˘ Effective Appointments = Effective Treatment
Who Should Attend:
â€˘ People with lupus, particularly newly diagnosed
â€˘ Spouses and loved ones of people with lupus
â€˘ Anyone with a chronic illness
As you know, lupus is a very individualized disease and only you and your doctor know your particular type of disease. This presentation is provided for educational and informational purposes and the Foundation in not engaged in providing medical advice or endorsing one treatment method over another. Before making any decisions, you should consult with your doctor.
January 08, 2013 12:30 PM Eastern