Top 5 Tips to Get the Most Out of Doctor Appointments

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A lot can happen in between doctor appointments, and it may feel overwhelming to try to squeeze in all of the concerns, issues and questions into one consultation. What can people do leading up to a visit to better equip themselves for one-on-one time with their doctor? Patient advocate Michele Nadeem-Baker shares from her experience living with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) the top 5 tips for making the most out of appointments. Michele also shares how to avoid miscommunication and increase understanding about a person’s treatment plan and symptom management. Watch now to learn ways to arrive to appointments feeling prepared and leave feeling accomplished and at ease with no questions left unanswered.

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