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Krames Patient Education


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Krames Online is the most up-to-date, multimedia patient education resource. With access to more than 5,000 articles relating to health and medication, Krames Online allows you and your family the ability to find answers to most questions, both big and small. Click Here for Krames Online

Below you can access the Krames Go-To-Guides - Interactive, engaging disease management tools.

  • Comprehensive multimedia educational tools on chronic diseases
  • Asthma, COPD, Heart Failure, Heart Disease, and Diabetes
  • User-friendly, interactive workbooks use page-turning format
  • Teaches patients using video, audio, text, animation, quizzes, and more
Click the images below to view the guide. If it is your first time viewing the Go-To-Guides you will need follow the instructions to create an account.

Krames Go-To-Guide for
Living Well with Asthma™
Chapters include:
• Your Role in Controlling Your Asthma
• Learning About Your Lungs
• Controlling Your Triggers
• Asthma Medications
• Self-Monitoring
• Making Treatment Work
• Asthma and Exercise
• Living with Asthma
Krames Go-To-Guide for
Living Well with Heart Failure™
Chapters include:
• Understanding Heart Failure
• Managing Symptoms
• Following Low-Sodium Diet
• Taking Medication
• Living with a Chronic Condition
• Steps for a Healthier Heart
• Living with Heart Failure
Krames Go-To-Guide for
Living Well with Heart Disease™
Chapters include:
• Understanding Heart Disease
• Healthy Eating
• Exercising More
• Taking Medications
• Managing Your Risk Factors
• Your Emotional Health
• Living with Heart Disease
Krames Go-To-Guide for
Living Well with COPD™
Chapters include:
• Understanding COPD
• Breathing Retraining
• Exercise
• Energy Conservation
• Emotional & Social Well-Being
• Medications
• Preventing Infection
• Nutrition
• Airway Clearance
• Oxygen Therapy
• Travel
• Quitting Smoking
• Living with COPD
Krames Go-To-Guide for
Living Well with Type 2 Diabetes™

Chapters include:
• Understanding Diabetes
• Getting the Right Healthcare
• Monitoring Your Blood Sugar
• Learning about Food and Diabetes
• Adding Activity to Your Life
• Understanding Your Medications
• Living with Diabetes