One More Way AAKP Is Putting You in Charge of Your Healthcare What Is AAKP My Health™? • AAKP My Health™ is a unique section of the AAKP Web site dedicated to helping you take charge of your healthcare. • AAKP My Health™ allows you to securely – Monitor your lab values – Record valuable contact information for your healthcare team – Store information about your medications – Learn more about kidney disease and its impact on you. Where Is AAKP My Health™? • Go to www.aakp.org and click on the green My Health button located on the top of the left navigational bar. Getting Started • To access this secure section of the AAKP Web site, you must first register. Registration is free and easy. • The registration process will ask you the following: – General contact information – Modality (necessary to ensure access to the correct charts) – Date of birth – Gender (necessary to ensure proper information regarding lab values) Once Registered • Once you are registered, you are the only person who has access to the information you post. • A username and password are required to access the site. • Safeguard your username and password. All About My Health Check My Health Check • The My Health Check section provides a permanent place where you can record your lab values. Record your lab values after each doctor visit. • After entering each of your lab values, you'll learn more about what the results may mean. You and your healthcare providers can then make adjustments if need be, to your diet, treatment or medication. How to Use My Health Check • The My Health Check section provides numerous test names that coincide with the lab result values you receive from your doctor. • Enter your lab value in the area provided. • Click submit. • Another page will display additional information about your lab result. • Your lab results are stored automatically in charts you can access through the My Health Record section. Sample: Screen you will see when entering lab values. Enter your value and click “SAVE TEST RESULTS” All About My Health Record My Health Record • The My Health Record section gives you quick access to your medical record (as you have previously entered information) at any moment. • This is a great way to keep track of lab tests results over time. If you are on the road or if a natural disaster should strike, your health record will be available to you. How to Use My Health Record • My Health Record gives you access to the charts containing your personal information. • Click on the various chart names to view the information. • You can also edit your charts by clicking on the appropriate link. Sample: My Medical Information Chart. This chart stores information about the medications you take and why you take them. Sample: My Health Team Information Chart. Use this chart to store contact information about your healthcare team members. Sample: My Hemoglobin Status Chart Keep track of your energy level and use this tool when talking to your doctor about your activity status. My Health Record • Additional available charts in My Health Record include: – My Complete Blood Count Chart – My Cholesterol Chart – My Kidney Function Chart (for transplant and CKD patients) – My Kt/V Chart (for dialysis patients) – My URR Chart (for dialysis patients) • AAKP plans to continually add charts designed to help kidney patients and their family members. All About My Health Quizzes My Health Quizzes • Test your knowledge! How much do you really know about your health condition? • Take a shot at one of the comprehensive quizzes and take another step toward a healthier general knowledge about CKD, dialysis and kidney transplantation. A variety of quizzes are offered on a variety of topics. When you answer all questions in a quiz correctly you are provided with an official Certificate of Accomplishment. All About My Doctor Visits My Doctor Visits • Doctor visits are becoming more complex. Doctors are making more diagnoses per visit and prescribing multiple medications. • In this section you can mark the date of your doctor visits, the reason for the visit and the name of the doctor or nurse you spoke to. • As you are entering in the My Doctor Visit section and a question pops into your head, jot it down in the “Questions to ask during the next visit” area. Sample: My Doctor Visits Keep track of your doctor visits and store any questions you have for future appointments. Adding a New Doctor Visit is Easy. Fill in the blanks and it is automatically stored in an easy to read and print chart. All About My Information Updating Your Information • AAKP My Health™ is geared toward your modality needs. To gain the most out of this tool, it is essential to maintain your account information. • If you change modalities (started as a CKD patient but now you are on dialysis) make sure to update your profile to ensure you have access to the correct charts for your healthcare needs. Sample: Update User Information If you change modalities, make sure to update your profile. This is also the area where you can change your password. Is My Information Safe? • Your privacy is important to us and that is why AAKP My Health™ is considered a secure Web site. When you registered to access the site you provided a username and password. Only individuals who have this information will be able to gain access to your charts. • You are the only one who has access to the information you enter, unless you share your username and password with someone else. AAKP • Mailing Address: 3505 E. Frontage Rd., Suite 315 Tampa, FL 33607 • Toll Free Phone Number: 800-749-2257 • E-Mail: email@example.com Sponsorship AAKP My Health™ is made possible through an educational grant from Roche.
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