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Disease Management Educational Materials

Asthma

  • A Brief Guide to Mold, Moisture and Your Home – The Environmental Protection Agency's booklet on cleaning up and preventing mold growth.
  • Asthma Action Plan* – A tool patient and doctor use to establish a written plan to assist in asthma control.
  • Asthma Action Plan for Children 3 to 11 Years Old* – A tool for parents and doctor use to establish a written plan to assist in pediatric asthma control.
  • Asthma and Exercise – Explains what exercise-induced bronchoconstriction (EIB) is and offers information on how to prevent or lessen symptoms.
  • Asthma Daily Diary* – A booklet for patients to record their action plan and daily monitoring.
  • Asthma Home Environment Checklist – The Environmental Protection Agency's checklist of questions and action steps to help identify environmental triggers commonly found in and around the home.
  • Asthma: Take Control of Your Health Welcome Booklet* – Offers an introduction to Health Net Federal Services, LLC's (HNFS) asthma program and allows you to track your progress every step of the way.
  • Communicating with Your Doctor* – Tips on how to make the most out of the time spent with your doctor.
  • Diaphragmatic Breathing – A Pritchett & Hull tear sheet on the proper way to do diaphragmatic breathing exercises.
  • Dusty the Asthma Goldfish Funbook – The Environmental Protection Agency's workbook to help parents and children learn more about asthma triggers.
  • Going to the Doctor Checklist* – A checklist to document questions and symptoms with space to write a treatment plan.
  • Kids Breathe Free! A Parent's Guide for Treating Children with Asthma – A Pritchett & Hull workbook to help parents and children recognize triggers, identify warning signs to prevent flare ups, treat flare ups when they occur, and set up a treatment plan.
  • Living Well with Asthma: A Self-Care Guide – A Krames workbook to help busy patients take control of their asthma.
  • Pediatric Asthma: Take Control of Your Child's Health Welcome Booklet* – Offers an introduction to HNFS' pediatric asthma program and allows you to track your progress every step of the way.
  • Tips for Cold and Flu Prevention* (October through February) – Helpful tips to avoid colds and the flu.
  • TRICARE Pharmacy Home Delivery – Information on the benefits of having your prescriptions mailed to your home and how to enroll in the program.
  • Wellness Resources – A postcard listing programs and resources available online in the Health and Wellness Center.

*For printable resources, please visit the Asthma Printable Resources page.

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Action Plan* – A tool patient and doctor use to establish a written plan to assist in COPD control.
  • COPD: Take Control of Your Health Welcome Booklet* – Offers an introduction to HNFS' COPD program and allows you to track your progress every step of the way.
  • Communicating with Your Doctor*  Tips on how to make the most out of the time spent with your doctor.
  • Going to the Doctor Checklist* – A checklist to document questions and symptoms with space to write a treatment plan.
  • Living Well with Chronic Lung Disease – A Krames workbook to help busy patients take control of their COPD.
  • Pursed-Lip Breathing – Step-by-step instructions to learn pursed-lip breathing and when to use it.
  • Quick Series Managing Your Stress – Tips to better understand stress and tools to maintain a good balance of stress in your life.
  • Tips for Cold and Flu Prevention* (October through February) – Helpful tips to avoid colds and the flu.
  • TRICARE Pharmacy Home Delivery – Information on the benefits of having your prescriptions mailed to your home and how to enroll in the program.
  • Wellness Resources – A postcard listing programs and resources available online in the Health and Wellness Center.

*For printable resources, please visit the COPD Printable Resources page.

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)

  • Communicating with Your Doctor* – Tips on how to make the most out of the time spent with your doctor. 
  • Coronary Artery Disease Action Plan* – A tool patient and doctor use to establish a written plan to assist in coronary artery disease control.
  • Coronary Artery Disease Daily Health and Wellness Journal* – A tool that helps you reduce heart disease risk factors by keeping track of what you eat and reducing stress.
  • Coronary Artery Disease Guidebook* – A workbook that focuses on the basics of CAD, and also contains tools for daily use and goal tracking.
  • Coronary Artery Disease: Take Control of Your Health Welcome Booklet* – Offers an introduction to HNFS' CAD program and allows you to track your progress every step of the way.
  • Coronary Artery Procedures – A Krames booklet that helps patients understand CAD, signs, symptoms, risks, and complications.
  • Going to the Doctor Checklist* – A checklist for questions and symptoms with space to write a treatment plan.
  • Heart Healthy Diet – A guide to help you know what to eat, how much to eat and what foods to avoid.
  • My Cholesterol Guide - Take Action Live Healthy – A booklet from the American Heart Association that helps you learn about the impact high cholesterol has on blood vessels, suggested lifestyle changes and medications that lower cholesterol levels.
  • Personal Cholesterol Record card* – Tool to record cholesterol screening results.
  • Personal Medication Record card* – Tool to list medications, amounts and frequency of use.
  • Quick Series Managing Your Stress – Tips to better understand stress and tools to maintain a good balance of stress in your life.
  • Tips for Cold and Flu Prevention* (October through February) – Helpful tips to avoid colds and the flu.
  • TRICARE Pharmacy Home Delivery – Information on the benefits of having your prescriptions mailed to your home and how to enroll in the program.
  • Wellness Resources – A postcard listing programs and resources available online in the Health and Wellness Center.

*For printable resources, please visit the CAD Printable Resources page.

Heart Failure

  • Communicating with Your Doctor* – Tips on how to make the most out of the time spent with your doctor. 
  • Going to the Doctor Checklist* – A checklist for questions and symptoms with space to write a treatment plan.
  • Heart Failure Action Plan* – A tool patient and doctor use to establish a written plan to assist in heart failure control.
  • Heart Failure: Take Control of Your Health Welcome Booklet* – Offers an introduction to HNFS' heart failure program and allows you to track your progress every step of the way.
  • Heart Failure Weight & Symptoms Calendar* – Record your daily weight and symptoms.
  • Living Well with Heart Failure – A Krames workbook that focuses on the basics of heart failure. It also includes space to track personal goals, daily weight and symptoms, sodium intake, medications, activity, and more.
  • Managing High Blood Cholesterol & Other Lipids – A Krames booklet that helps diagnosed and at-risk patients understand cholesterol and blood lipids, cardiovascular disease risk and how to achieve target goals.
  • Managing Stress – A Krames brochure filled with a variety of practical tips and advice essential for managing stress.
  • Personal Cholesterol Record card* – Tool to record cholesterol screening results.
  • Personal Medication Record card* – Tool to list medications, amounts and frequency of use.
  • Tips for Cold and Flu Prevention* (October through February) – Helpful tips to avoid colds and the flu.
  • TRICARE Pharmacy Home Delivery – Information on the benefits of having your prescriptions mailed to your home and how to enroll in the program.
  • Wellness Resources – A postcard listing programs and resources available online in the Health and Wellness Center.

*For printable resources, please visit the Heart Failure Printable Resources page.

Diabetes

  • Communicating with Your Doctor* – Tips on how to make the most out of the time spent with your doctor. 
  • Daily Food and Exercise Log* – Tool to record meals, activities and blood glucose levels to see how food and exercise affect blood sugar.
  • Diabetes Action Plan* – A tool patient and doctor use to establish a written plan to assist in diabetes control.
  • Diabetes and Foot Problems* – This booklet provides easy-to-follow tips on foot washing, toenail care and tips on footwear selection, plus methods for improving circulation.
  • Diabetes and Heart Disease – This comprehensive Krames reference guide helps patients with diabetes learn how they can reduce risk factors through heart-healthy lifestyle changes and medication compliance.
  • Diabetes: Take Control of Your Health Welcome Booklet* – Offers an introduction to HNFS' diabetes program and allows you to track your progress every step of the way.
  • Going to the Doctor Checklist* – A checklist to document questions and symptoms with space to write a treatment plan.
  • Living Well with Diabetes: A Self-Care Workbook – A Krames workbook that focuses on the basics of diabetes, and also contains tools for daily use, such as a blood sugar log, medication chart and goal tracking.
  • Managing High Blood Cholesterol & Other Lipids – A Krames booklet that helps diagnosed and at-risk patients understand cholesterol and blood lipids, cardiovascular disease risk and how to achieve target goals.
  • Managing Stress – A Krames brochure filled with a variety of practical tips and advice essential for managing stress.
  • Pediatric Diabetes Education Workbook*– This workbook focuses on the basics of pediatric diabetes, and also contains tools for daily self-care, such as low blood glucose treatment choices, carbohydrate counting and a food diary.
  • Pediatric Diabetes: Take Control of Your Teen's Health Welcome Booklet* – Offers an introduction to HNFS' pediatric diabetes program and allows you to track your child's progress every step of the way.
  • Pediatric Diabetes Type 1 Action Plan* – A tool patient and doctor use to establish a written plan to assist in pediatric type 1 diabetes control.
  • Pediatric Diabetes Type 2 Action Plan* – A tool patient and doctor use to establish a written plan to assist in pediatric type 2 diabetes control.
  • Personal Diabetes Record card* A tool to track appointments, medications, screening reminders, and exam results.
  • Tips for Cold and Flu Prevention* (October through February) – Helpful tips to avoid colds and the flu.
  • TRICARE Pharmacy Home Delivery – Information on the benefits of having your prescriptions mailed to your home and how to enroll in the program.
  • Wellness Resources – A postcard listing programs and resources available online in the Health and Wellness Center.

*For printable resources, please visit the Diabetes Printable Resources page.

Anxiety and Depression

  • Anxiety Action Plan* – A tool patient and doctor use to establish a written plan to assist in anxiety control.
  • Anxiety: Take Control of Your Health Welcome Booklet* – Offers an introduction to HNFS' anxiety program and allows you to track your progress every step of the way.
  • Breaking Free from Anxiety Disorders; A Self-Care Handbook – A valuable resource to help cope successfully with anxiety and understand the types and causes of anxiety disorders and treatment options.
  • Bridging the Gaps in Recognition and Management of Comorbid Depression – A pocket guide for providers.
  • Communicating with Your Doctor* – Tips on how to make the most out of the time spent with your doctor.
  • Coping with Change – Krames booklet that focuses on dealing with stress during different stages of life. Also includes a stress quiz and coping skills for home and work.
  • Depression Action Plan* – A tool patient and doctor use to establish a written plan to assist in depression control.
  • Depression in Women – National Institute of Mental Health's booklet on women and depression.
  • Depression: Take Control of Your Health Welcome Booklet* – Offers an introduction to HNFS' depression program and allows you to track your progress every step of the way.
  • Going to the Doctor Checklist* – A checklist to document questions and symptoms with space to write a treatment plan.
  • Help with Sleeping or Insomnia – Provides tips that may help you with sleep problems or insomnia.
  • Homecoming: Resilience after Wartime – This brochure explains even when a war is over, stress and uncertainty require the skills of resilience from those coming home and those who stayed home.
  • Hope and Help for Depression; A Self-Care Handbook – Helps readers understand depression, causes and treatment. Also helps to develop a customized depression management plan through a variety of interactive tools.
  • Managing Anger Handbook – Workbook that helps readers recognize their body’s anger warning signs, their triggers and how they respond to angry feelings. Includes productive ways to control anger and tips for dealing with another person’s anger.
  • Men and Depression – National Institute of Mental Health's booklet on men and depression.
  • Mindfulness for Beginners (CD) – CD designed with five guided meditations, customized for first time students.
  • Mindfulness Meditation - Nine Guided Practices to Awaken Presence and Open Your Heart (CD) – CD designed for mindfullness meditations for healing, presence and clarity.
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) – Booklet from the National Institutes of Mental Health that explains PTSD, treatment options and how to get help.
  • Questions to Ask Your Doctor – Brochure from the American Psychological Association that lists questions focused around common symptoms of depression to help you talk with your doctor about your symptoms.
  • Resilience in a Time of War: Homecoming – This brochure explains even when a war is over, stress and uncertainty require the skills of resilience from those coming home and those who stayed home.
  • Road to Resilience – Brochure from the American Psychological Association that explains how to develop and use a personal strategy during challenging times of life.
  • Stress Management for Military Members – Created specifically for military personnel, this booklet defines stress, lists its sources and provides tips for developing an effective stress management plan. Also discusses why using alcohol and drugs are an unhealthy way to control or relieve stress.
  • Tips for Cold and Flu Prevention* (October through February) – Helpful tips to avoid colds and the flu.
  • Tips for Stress Management – Helpful tips for managing stress.
  • TRICARE Pharmacy Home Delivery – Information on the benefits of having your prescriptions mailed to your home and how to enroll in the program.
  • Wellness Resources – A postcard listing programs and resources available online in the Health and Wellness Center.

*For printable resources, please visit the Anxiety Resources and Depression Resources pages.