It is important for you to know your heart diagnosis and what this means for you. The heart team will begin to ask you questions (instead of your parents) about how you are feeling, and any changes you have noticed.
We will help you to understand your heart and about the medicines you take and why. We will also help you learn how to keep your heart and body healthy.
Learn how the heart works
Learn why we check your heart
Name your medicines and tell us why you need to take them
Start to learn the tests that you have and why
Learn heart healthy eating and nutrition and why this is important
Talk about exercise and activity
Learn the importance of brushing and flossing your teeth and going to the dentist to keep your teeth healthy and how this keeps your heart healthy.