Archives: Personal Stories

Personal Story

Help managing a difficult diagnosis

Jim needed help understanding his recent prostate cancer diagnosis, and was anxious about its long-term effects on his health. Jim called Health Advocate.

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Getting on the path to financial wellness

Due to the loss of his wife’s income and poor money management skills, Tim’s financial debt was growing quickly… and  the strain was affecting his marriage and job performance. Tim decided to call Health Advocate to speak to a Licensed Professional Counselor.

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Confused about medical benefits

With different vendors providing her medical, dental and other health-related benefits, Elaine was always confused. She was thrilled to learn that she could reach all of her benefits by calling a single, toll-free number.

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Locating an expert second opinion

When Joan developed a serious cough, her doctors discovered small lung nodules, malignant cells that are consistent with breast cancer. Having had chemo after her first bout with cancer, Joan wanted a second opinion.

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Help managing type 2 diabetes

Robert was recently diagnosed with type 2 diabetes and found it difficult to stay on top of his care, eat right and stay active. Robert called Health Advocate to speak to one of the nurse coaches about a wellness plan that could work for him.

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Help understanding Medicare

Jim was nearing age 65 and wanted to know whether he should sign up for Medicare. His Personal Health Advocate reviewed the pros, cons and cost differences.

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