Book: Taking Control of Your Healthcare
This is the ultimate patient book for medical guidance and decisions for yourself and your loved ones. By being better informed and more knowledgeable, you can take control, make better decisions, add value, and feel better about your care.
Read the table of contents and introduction in these sample pages (PDF).
Part 1: Taking Control of Your Health
- Chapter 1: Take Control of Your Doctor's Appointment
- Chapter 2: Take Control of Your Stay in the Hospital
- Chapter 3: Take Control of Your Medications
- Chapter 4: Take Control of Your Health Insurance
- Chapter 5: Take Control of Your Health: For Seniors
As a companion to the book or by itself the Healthcare Guide (PDF) provides a quick look at the vital information in the book Taking Control of Your Healthcare.
Part 2: Take Control and Manage Chronic Disease
- Chapter 6: Introduction to Chronic Disease
- Chapter 7: Take Control of Heart Disease
- Chapter 8: Take Control of Hypertension
- Chapter 9: Take Control of Stroke
- Chapter 10: Take Control of Diabetes
- Chapter 11: Take Control of Cancer
- Chapter 12: Take Control of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
- Chapter 13: Take Control of Dementia
- Chapter 14: How Our Emotions Affect Our Health
- Chapter 15: The Importance of a Health Advocate
- Important Phone Numbers and Web Sites