Kudos to the Adult day on Sunday with preparing a program that centered around living healthy and information about this guide. All conference attendees are getting a complimentary copy on CD in your conference bag Binders are available for sale at the SBA booth for 14.99 and 4.99 for
Health Guide for Adults Living with Spina Bifida
1. Use a calendar for the current year to make and record your health care appointment.
2. Use the Health Care Appointment Scheduler form to record:
Date of appointment.
Name of health care provider that you have
Reason for appointment and care received.
Date of next appointment with provider.
Health Care Appointment Scheduler
3. Record health care appointments on calendar and Health Care Appointment Scheduler form. 4. Take your calendar and Health Care Appointment Scheduler to the health care appointment, and use to schedule future appointment with your provider. Health Care Appointment Scheduler…
Blood Pressure Begin checks once a year Breast Exam Once a year Cholesterol Begin checks once a year at age 20 Colorectal Cancer Begin checks once a year Colonoscopy Beginning at age 50 Dental Exam Every 6 months Screening and Diagnostic Test Checklist Depression As needed, speak with physician Diabetes Test Begin checks once a year Eye Exam At least once a year Height and Weight Once a year Mammogram Begin checks once a year at (women) age 40, depending on risk Osteoporosis Speak with physician about (Bone density) when to start bone density test
Pap Smear and related Every two years screening (women) Prostate Cancer and Begin checks once a year related screening (men) Flu Shot Speak with physician Hepatitis B Shots Speak with physician Pneumonia Shot Speak with physician Tetanus-diptheria Shot Every 10 years Screening and Diagnostic Test Checklist
Bladder Ultrasound As needed, based on symptoms CT Scan/MRI As needed, based on symptoms Cystoscopy 10 years after augmentation, annually thereafter Renal Blood Test As needed, based on symptoms Renal Scan As needed, based on symptoms Renal Ultrasound At least every two years Spine X-Ray/MRI As needed, based on symptoms Urodynamic studies As needed, based on symptoms Urinalysis As needed, based on symptoms VCUG As needed, based on symptoms SPINA BIFIDA SPECIFIC TESTS
give copies to HCP or anyone you want to educate about spina bifida.
Update the guide when you change your clocks (Fall and Spring) TIPS FOR USING HEALTH GUIDE
Marlene Lutkenhoff, RN, MSN Chair, Editorial Review Committee Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center Email: [email_address] Adriane K. Griffen, MPH, CHES Director, Public Health Programs Email: [email_address] Download a copy from www.sbaa.org More Information