Monday, August 5, 2019

Video Chat with Your Doctor, Low-Carb Diets, Fibromyalgia Challenges, and more

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The Doctor Can See You Now

A Veteran consults with a physician from his office using VA Video Connect

Connect with your doctor online

The next time you need to see the doctor, fire up your smartphone or computer. The VA Video Connect app gives you direct, real-time access to your health care team using a secure video connection. Find out if you can use this app for your next appointment. Learn more.
Couple looking at medical records on their iPad

Medical Records Anywhere, Anytime

You can get your VA health information whenever and wherever you have an Internet connection and a My HealtheVet Premium account. Having access to information from your VA health record can help you manage your health, avoid medical errors, and save time. Learn more.
Doctor viewing an X-ray on tablet

Images and X-rays Available Online

Veterans can view and download many of their medical images and reports online. The VA Medical Images and Reports feature is a way to access your information online, instead of traveling to a VA facility to pick up copies of images and reports in-person. Learn more.
Family preparing healthy food in the kitchen

Lowdown on Low-Carb Diets

Whether you want to slim down for summer or better manage your health, a low-carbohydrate diet may help. The specific amount of carbohydrates you eat depends on your needs and the diet you choose. Ask a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist about the right plan for you. Learn more.
Doctor examining Veteran's feet

Everyday Challenges of Fibromyalgia

If you live with fibromyalgia, you know that it's tough. It's a disorder that affects millions of people across the U.S. As a presumptive illness for Gulf War Veterans, VA has tips to help you better manage it. From bone pain to tender points, know the signs of fibromyalgia. Learn more.
VA Doctor discussing patient information

Don't Wait for Symptoms to Appear

From vaccinations to getting your blood pressure checked, to a mental health evaluation for PTSD, and exams for different types of cancer, screenings can mean living a healthier life. Are you up to date with health screenings and immunizations? Learn what screenings you need.
Veteran coughing while exercising

Day to Day with COPD

Living with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) has its challenges. But there are ways you can live healthier and manage your breathing better. Find out how you can better manage your COPD symptoms with simple lifestyle changes. Learn more.

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