Things to bring to the appointment:

-Health card
-Information on any other personal medical coverage plans that you have
-Any health records, test results, or X-rays that you've been asked to bring
-The name and phone number of who to contact in an emergency
-A list of all medications you are currently taking, including prescription drugs and non-prescription medications, as well as any vitamins, supplements, herbal and homeopathic remedies
-A list of other health professionals you've recently consulted, why you went to see them, and what they told you

Before you arrive, be sure you know:

-Which doctor you will be seeing
-Why you are coming to see them
-What time you should arrive and any admission procedures you will go through
-What will happen and what to expect during your visit.
-What the effects of any tests or procedures might be
-How long your visit will take
-If you will be able to drive home
-If there are certain things you should avoid
-If there are certain things you should do

To fully understand your condition there are certain things you may want to ask your doctor:

-What caused this condition?
-What are my treatment options?
-Which option is best for me, and why?
-How will my lifestyle be affected, what will I need to change?
-What am I doing right?
-What am I doing wrong? 


Dr. M. Monte, Dr. A. Singh, and Dr. M. Van der Merwe