my a:care app

Care empowered. Helping you manage your condition

A free personal coach to help you manage your health and medications

Building healthy lifestyle habits is not always easy, but what is even more difficult is adhering to a daily treatment prescribed by your doctor. In fact it is a bigger problem than many people realize. We know that up to half of people do not take their treatment as recommended by their doctor1 and a third stop their treatments earlier than recommended.2 If you do not take your treatment, you are unlikely to get the full benefit of what the treatment has to offer to successfully manage your health.

It seems straightforward, but taking daily medication can sometimes be challenging. We all know how hard it can be to break a bad habit or to form a new one.

Take control of your health now through the a:care program!

Be part of an innovative program based on the latest medical research to help you keep on track  with your medication in small, manageable steps.

A treatment schedule tailored to you

Set yourself up with your own profile – your medication, and when you need to take them. You will then be given a personalized treatment schedule that is tailored to your needs

Build healthy habits

You’ll start off with a green cube – the objective is to keep this cube green, by completing your challenges – be it taking your medication, and other lifestyle habits such as drinking more water during the day or getting an early night.

Track your progress

If your cube starts to turn yellow, or even red – this is a sign you’ll need to get back on track, and remember to complete your lifestyle and treatment challenges. You can keep an eye on your cube progress through the cube calendar page.

Health insights

my a:care will give you a multitude of health insights so you can educate yourself further, in order to achieve and maintain good health.

Download the free my a:care app today and start building the right habits to help you live the best life for you.

About a:care

Healthcare professionals and medical societies recognize that taking your treatment as prescribed is much more difficult than it seems. Abbott developed a:care to help you meet this challenge. This program has been supported and endorsed by leading medical societies around the world and top researchers.

The a:care program has been designed for you and your healthcare provider to help you follow and keep up with medical treatments and to take positive steps towards living a better, healthier life.

This website is part of this program. It has been designed to provide you with practical support and information to help you build the habits that will last a lifetime.

a:care is with you, every step of the way.

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References

  1. Brown MT, Bussell JK. Medication adherence: WHO cares?. Mayo Clin Proc.2011;86(4):304-314. doi:10.4065/ mcp.2010.0575.
  2. Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, 2018.  OECD Health Working Paper No. 105 Investing in medication adherence improves health outcomes and health system efficiency. Adherence to medicines for diabetes, hypertension, and hyperlipidaemia. Available at: https://www.oecd-ilibrary.org/social-issues-migration-health/investing-in-medication-adherence-improves-health-outcomes-and-health-system-efficiency_8178962c-en;jsessionid=5fnBKosbWLCKN2vR5TAgejhL.ip-10-240-5-99. Accessed April 2021.

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