Learning your family's health history is key. Share stories, record memories – learn as much as you can.
A family health history can help you and your doctors create a personalized care plan for you – and your family members.
It's never too late to begin. Our downloadable toolkit will help you get started with collecting information. Explore the branches of your family tree: Ask questions to help you determine if you are at increased risk for developing an inherited or genetic condition.
The toolkit comes with strategies to help you initiate a dialogue with your family, as well as what questions to ask – and how to ask them.
Additionally, the toolkit includes a worksheet to complete, print out and keep in a binder, to use as a ready reference for you and your physician.
Finally, it includes a list of everything you need to make the most out of your next appointment with your physician.
Download our Health and Your Family Tree toolkit
When Meeting with Your Doctor
Get Established with a Primary Care Provider
Establishing an ongoing and long-term relationship with a primary care provider (PCP) can help you with personalizing your healthcare. A PCP will work with other specialists to coordinate all aspects of your healthcare.
Optimize Your Visit Time
More Great Resources