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Managing your health: your checklist

Are you managing your health as well as you could be?

Written by Medibank

Use this checklist to see if you are managing your health as well as you could be.

  • I understand how my condition effects my body and health.
  • I know what treatment options are available.
  • I have a care plan that I helped develop and review.
  • I am taking active steps to prevent complications and improve my overall health and wellbeing.
  • I know how to manage my condition to minimise its effect on my physical, mental and emotional health and my relationships with friends and family.
  • I know what signs and symptoms to look out for when I’m experiencing a flare-up and what to do if they occur.
  • I know what things might hold me back from managing my condition as well as I could and I have strategies to deal with them.
  • I have access to the services I need.

Talk to your doctor or qualified health professional if you can’t tick yes to any of the boxes above.

Written by Medibank

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