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Why should I keep a record of my medical care?

Richard gives advice for someone newly diagnosed with acromegaly

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Keeping a note of you medical care can help you in two ways.

First it should save you having to repeat yourself every time you see a new healthcare professional by giving your essential information at the start.

Second, it will also provide you with a reminder of the tests and treatments you have had, and allow you to keep a log of any symptoms or side effects you may have had or are experiencing.

This patient testimonial reflects only this person’s opinions about their own care. Each person’s case is unique and you should always consult a doctor for information and advice about the diagnosis and treatment of acromegaly.

What information should I note down?

Keeping a record of the following in one place or document may be useful:

Download a copy of the Acromunity Medical Details and Treatment Tracker to help you keep track of your medical care for acromegaly. This is something that may be most useful when you are diagnosed and during your initial treatment phase.

Acromunity Medical Details and Treatment Tracker (MS Word)

Acromunity Medical Details and Treatment Tracker (PDF)

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