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Ask the Right Questions at Your Next Doctor's Appointment

Who is the appointment for?

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What is the reason for the appointment?

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Has a doctor diagnosed you or your loved one with coronary artery disease?

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Is the appointment with a current or new doctor?

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What are your symptoms? (Optional)

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What medications are you taking (if any) for coronary artery disease? (Optional)

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Most important questions to ask about Coronary Artery Disease

Top 10 Questions about Coronary Artery Disease

  1. What is coronary artery disease and what causes it?
  2. What are the symptoms of coronary artery disease?
  3. Am I at risk of having a heart attack?
  4. Are there any restrictions I need to follow?
  5. Are there any symptoms of coronary artery disease that should alert me to call you or seek emergency medical care?
  6. What are my treatment options for coronary artery disease?
  7. Am I a candidate for surgery or cardiac rehabilitation?
  8. Are there lifestyle changes I can make to improve my symptoms and support my treatment?
  9. What can I expect from my coronary artery disease medication and how long will it take to start working?
  10. What should I do if I have symptoms despite taking my medications?
  1. What is coronary artery disease and what causes it?
  2. What are the symptoms of coronary artery disease?
  3. Could my coronary artery disease symptoms be caused by another medical condition?
  4. Does my family or personal medical history put me at risk for coronary artery disease?
  5. How is coronary artery disease diagnosed?
  6. Will I need to see a cardiologist for a diagnosis?
  7. Am I at risk of having a heart attack?
  8. Are there any restrictions I need to follow?
  9. Is coronary artery disease reversible or controllable?
  10. How will coronary artery disease affect my daily life and long-term health?
  11. Do I need to see a cardiologist and if so, how often?
  12. Are there any symptoms of coronary artery disease that should alert me to call you or seek emergency medical care?
  13. Will I need follow-up tests and if so, how often will I need them?
  14. What are my treatment options for coronary artery disease?
  15. Am I a candidate for surgery or cardiac rehabilitation?
  16. What should I do if my coronary artery disease symptoms get worse?
  17. What might happen if I do nothing to treat my coronary artery disease?
  18. Are there lifestyle changes I can make to improve my symptoms and support my treatment?
  19. How will I know if my treatment plan is working well or if it needs to be changed?
  20. What can I expect from my coronary artery disease medication and how long will it take to start working?
  21. What should I do if I have symptoms despite taking my medications?
  22. How and when should I take my medication and what should I do if I miss a dose?
  23. How long will I need to take my coronary artery disease medication?
  24. What are the possible risks, benefits, side effects, and interactions of my coronary artery disease medication?

What to Discuss

Symptoms:

Medications:

What to Bring

  • Insurance Card
  • Driver's License or ID
  • This Guide and a Pen