For many of us, it is not always easy to know when to call the doctor. Do you have an action plan in case your diabetes or blood sugar levels are out of target? Are you pregnant and want to know which symptoms you need to report to your doctor? Creating a plan is simple and can help you control health situations like these.
With the right tools, you can take control of your health and spend more time doing the things that are most important to you. Action plans are available for a variety of health conditions. If you are looking to start an action plan based on your condition, download and save any of the plans below and start today. If you have questions or need help, please bring the action plan to discuss with your healthcare provider at your next visit, or call our Care Management program at 1.800.859.9889 x 2023 if you don’t have a primary care provider (PCP).
Steps needed to best manage your asthma (ages 0-11)
Steps needed to best manage your asthma (ages 12+)
Helps you manage and understand your blood pressure numbers
Understand your Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) symptoms and the appropriate actions for managing them
Five questions to ask your doctor to help you set personal targets for managing your diabetes
Manage your heart disease, live a healthier life, and recognize when you need to see a healthcare professional right away
Helps you spot the early warning signs of severe symptoms, and steps to getting emergency care quickly, if needed
Identify and manage an infection and/or sepsis, and understand the severity of your symptoms
Information and instructions on how to manage your kidney disease
Tips to help you get (and stay) on track with your medications and manage any possible side effects
Identify your pain level, manage your pain, and know when/where to get medical care
Steps needed to manage pneumonia, including when you need to go to the E.R. or call 9-1-1
How to manage your health during pregnancy, if you’re at risk for a preterm birth
How to manage your pain level and symptoms if you’re living with SCD
Steps needed to prevent a stroke, recognize its early symptoms, and know when to get emergency care quickly
Helps you identify how your mood can affect your health and wellbeing
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