Managing Your Medical Care

Managing Your Medical Care

Getting Medical Care

Adolescent Medicine Specialists
Choosing Your Own Doctor
Finding Low-Cost Medical Care
Finding Low-Cost Mental Health Care
Primary Care Doctors: Who's Who
Questions to Ask Your Doctor
Sports Physicals
Taking Care of Your Teeth
Taking Care of Your Vision
Talking to Your Doctor
What's It Like to Have Surgery?
What's It Like to Stay in the Hospital?
Who's Who in the Hospital

Health Management Tools

3-Day Food Diary
Asthma Action Plan
Asthma Diary
Blood Glucose Record
Egg Allergy Cut and Carry
Food Journal
Healthy Breakfast Planner
Healthy Weight: Your Personal Plan
Milk Allergy Cut and Carry
Nut and Peanut Allergy Cut and Carry
Stop Smoking: Your Personal Plan

Health Records and Insurance

Blood Types
Electronic Health Records
Health Insurance Basics
Health Insurance: Cracking the Code
Questions to Ask Your Doctor
Your Medical Records

Medications and Treatments

ADHD Medications
Aspiration and Biopsy: Bone Marrow
Birth Control Patch
Birth Control Pill
Birth Control Ring
Birth Control Shot
Blood Test: Basic Metabolic Panel
Blood Test: Complete Blood Count
Blood Test: Comprehensive Metabolic Panel
Blood Test: Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate
Blood Test: Liver Function Tests
Blood Test: Magnesium
Blood Test: Phosphorus
Blood Transfusions
Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Dealing With Addiction
Emergency Contraception
Flu Center
Getting Rid of Old Medications
Going to a Therapist
How Do Asthma Medicines Work?
How to Fill a Prescription
HPV Vaccine
Is My ADHD Medication Affecting My Sleep?
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
Medical Tests: What to Expect (Video)
Medicines for Diabetes
My Asthma Inhaler Doesn't Help. What Can I Do?
Physical Therapy
Radiation Therapy
Refilling a Prescription
Skin Biopsy
Spinal Tap
Steroids and Cancer Treatment
Understanding Medications and What They Do
Wound Healing and Care


Can I Get My Medical Records if a Doctor Moves Away?
Can I Get Over Depression Without Taking Medication?
Can I Talk to My Therapist About Private Family Stuff?
How Can I Get My Parents to Give Me Alone Time With My Doctor?
How Can I Manage My Own Medical Care?
How Do I Switch Doctors?
I Have Sickle Cell Disease. What Should I Know About Going Away to College?
I'm a Guy. How Can I Talk to My Female Doctor About Certain Things?
Is My ADHD Medication Affecting My Sleep?
My Asthma Inhaler Doesn't Help. What Can I Do?
My Dad Has Diabetes. Will I Get It Too?
What Can I Expect From the Gynecologist?
What If I Don't Feel Comfortable With My Therapist?
What's the Difference Between a Treatment and a Cure?
When Is it Time to Start Seeing a Gynecologist?

Special Health Needs

Alopecia: Kayla's Story
Anxiety: Rachel's Story
Asthma Center
Asthma: Monica's Story (Video)
Atrial Septal Defect
Blood Types
Cancer Center
Cancer: DJ's Story (Video)
Celiac Disease
Cerebral Palsy
Cerebral Palsy: Keith's Story
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Chronic Kidney Conditions
Coarctation of the Aorta
Cystic Fibrosis
Diabetes Center
Diabetes: DJ's Story (Video)
Diabetes: Marco's Story (Video)
Hearing Impairment
Hearing Impairment: Kristin's Story
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Marfan Syndrome
Muscular Dystrophy
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
Questions to Ask Your Doctor
Sickle Cell Anemia
Sickle Cell Disease: Mike's Story (Video)
Sickle Cell Disease: Theresa's Story (Video)
Tourette Syndrome
Transitioning Your Medical Care: Sickle Cell Disease
Turner Syndrome
Ventricular Septal Defect
Visual Impairment

Wellness Centers

Asthma Center
Cancer Center
Diabetes Center
Flu Center
Nutrition & Fitness Center
Sports Center
Stress & Coping Center