Bupa members can now access the Positive Health Guide for Heart Failure to help you take positive action to reduce the effects of heart failure so you can enjoy life and feel better for longer.
Heart disease is the number one cause of death in Australia, that’s why actively managing your condition is so important. Your Positive Health Guide for Heart Failure provides up-to-date information on heart failure and the best ways to reduce its impact on your general wellbeing. It can help you keep on track with your medicines and regular medical check-ups and tests for blood pressure and cholesterol so that you can better stay in control of your health.
You can tailor 'The Heart Failure Action Plan' in consultation with your doctor or cardiac rehabilitation specialist. It can help you set physical activity goals and keep track of your medicines. There is also information on how to monitor your health and when to seek help.
'The Heart Failure Personal Health Record' helps you record important details including the date and results of your regular medical checks.