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Know thy self medically


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Know thy self medically

  1. 1. December 2, 2012 HELP LIBRARY (HEALTH EDUCATION FOR PEOPLE) Know Thy Self Medically Kanu - Harshad Kamdar Third Annual Conference on Patient Engagement / Advocacy to Improve Health Literacy
  2. 2. December 2, 2012Know thy self• Know thy Medical History• Know thy medications• Know thy limitations• Know thy aspirations & expectations• Share thy experience• Seek timely intervention• Need for Medical records on-line
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  4. 4. December 2, 2012Diet & Exercise• Integral part of good health• Diet or what you eat is important - “You are what you eat”• Make diet & exercise interesting both in content and ambience• Endurance, strength, balance, flexibility & improving cognitive skills are the objectives of exercise
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  7. 7. Medical Jargon And Bad News• Medical jargon is difficult to understand• Coping with bad news about prognosis is often difficult to accept
  8. 8. In conclusion….. Exercise, exercise, exercise. Its the only wonder drug we have Dr Rossane Leipzig of Mount Sinnai School of Medicine THANK YOU…..