Educating yourself

Understanding your diagnosis and treatment options

You can start developing your own self care program right now. The first step is to educate yourself about your diagnosis, so that you understand your illness and how the symptoms you experience impact your daily life. Education also means understanding your treatment options. You’ll find the sections learn about your diagnosis, know your treatment options and take care of yourself good starting points for educating yourself, and for helping you prepare to discuss a treatment plan with your health care provider.