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Self-Management Guides

If you suffer from a long-term or chronic health condition, you could benefit from Bupa's Self-Management Guides. They give you up-to-date and valuable information on how to better manage your chronic health condition together with your doctor or health professional.


To access our Self-Management Guides, you must be a Bupa member.

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back pain

Bupa Back Pain Management Guide

Offers practical information to members living with back pain on how you can live better and actively reduce its impact on your life.

arthritis help

Bupa Osteoarthritis Positive Health Guide

Provides self-management techniques to improve pain management with a range of initiatives to help you feel well.


Bupa Asthma Positive Health Guide

For people living with asthma and their families, this program helps you understand how to make the best of living with asthma, and offers self-management techniques to help you actively manage asthma and improve your health.

heart health

Bupa Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Positive Health Guide

Provides practical information and tips for members living with conditions such as asthma, chronic bronchitis and emphysema to support you in actively managing these conditions.

congestive heart failure guide

Bupa Heart Failure Positive Health Guide

Bupa members can now access the Bupa Heart Failure Positive Health Guide to help you take positive action to reduce the effects of heart failure so you can enjoy life and feel better for longer.

coronary heart disease

Bupa Coronary Artery Disease and Angina Positive Health Guide

Offers practical advice for people living with coronary artery disease (CAD) and angina, covering how to actively reduce the impact and help you look after your health and make the most of life.

Diabetes positive health guide

Bupa Type 2 Diabetes Positive Health Guide

The Positive Health Guide for Managing Diabetes provides those with type 2 diabetes with tools to manage the condition and improve wellbeing.

depression help guide

Bupa Depression Positive Health Guide

For people living with depression, it offers practical advice and information to help you look after your health and find the support you may need to manage your condition.


Bupa Osteoporosis Positive Health Guide

This program supports members living with osteoporosis to work with their doctor in developing a plan that will significantly reduce the long-term effects of osteoporosis.

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