Prepare for your doctor’s appointment – Bring the following information and items with you
by JONATHAN M. METSCH, DR.P.H., LLC
Apr 16, 2014 | 210 views | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Doctor’s allocate a fixed amount of time for you visit, so make the most of that time by preparing beforehand.

Recently a nextavenue article http://www.nextavenue.org/ * listed and explained 10 items to bring with you to a doctor’s appointment

1. Medical History

2. Changes to Your Medical Record

3. Your Prescription Drugs

4. List of Alternative Therapies

5. Journal of Your Symptoms. (and glucose meter if you use one)

6. (written) List of Questions

7. Notebook and Pen

8. Friend or Family Member

9. Your Smartphone

10. Snacks

*To read the full nextavenue article, “10 Things You Should Bring to Every Doctor's Appointment by Leana Wen, M.D. , highlight and click on open hyperlink http://www.nextavenue.org/article/2013-03/10-things-you-should-bring-every-doctors-appointment

Note: This blog shares general information about understanding and navigating the health care system. For specific medical advice about your own problems, issues and options talk to your personal physician.

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