Fabry Discussion Driver

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This guide was created to help you have a productive discussion with your healthcare provider by allowing you to organize your thoughts ahead of time. As this is only a guide, please be sure to talk to your healthcare provider about any additional information you would like to discuss or questions you may have.

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  • Symptoms
  • Disease Management
  • Tests & Appointments
  • Family
  • Goals

Let’s start by going over the symptoms you would like to discuss.

Choose a category to reveal more specific symptoms. Once you select a specific symptom, you can indicate how severe it is.

Digestive Issues

  • Nausea/vomiting

  • Cramping

  • Diarrhea

  • Constipation

  • Bloating/pain



  • General nerve pain

    General nerve pain
  • Burning in the hands and feet

    Burning in the hands and feet
  • Swelling in the arms and legs

    Swelling in the arms and legs

Mental Health

  • Depression

  • Anxiety

  • Brain fog

    Brain fog

Heart Issues

  • Irregular heartbeat

    Irregular heartbeat

Breathing Issues

  • Wheezing

  • Difficulty breathing

    Difficulty breathing


  • Fatigue


Balance Issues

  • Vertigo

  • Dizziness


Intolerance to Temperature/Activity

  • Intolerance to heat

    Intolerance to heat
  • Intolerance to cold

    Intolerance to cold
  • Intolerance to exercise

    Intolerance to exercise

Something Else

  • Add another symptom

    Add another symptom

  • Symptoms
  • Disease Management
  • Tests & Appointments
  • Family
  • Goals

Now, let’s get into how you may be managing your Fabry.

Though there are different treatment options for Fabry disease, let’s focus on how you and your healthcare provider may currently be treating yours.

Are there reasons why you aren’t treating your Fabry?

  • Symptoms
  • Disease Management
  • Tests & Appointments
  • Family
  • Goals

Let’s review your tests and appointments.

Because Fabry is a progressive disease, guidelines recommend regular monitoring of different organ systems and your mental health by your care team.

Select the categories below to discuss specific test results or appointments with other healthcare providers.


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Brain/Nervous System

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Digestive System

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Mental Health

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  • Symptoms
  • Disease Management
  • Tests & Appointments
  • Family
  • Goals

Because Fabry is a genetic disease, your family may be involved.

  • Symptoms
  • Disease Management
  • Tests & Appointments
  • Family
  • Goals

Let’s wrap this up by setting some appointment goals.

Remember that your appointment is your time to provide and receive crucial information about your health. Setting goals beforehand can help you take full advantage of the time you have with your healthcare provider.

What do you want to accomplish at your next appointment? (Check all that apply)

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How would you like to bring your Discussion Driver to your appointment?

Prepared on:

For my appointment on:


Appointment time:


What I would like to accomplish at our appointment:

I have a question:


My symptoms include:

I wanted to be sure to mention:

Disease Management

I currently treating my Fabry. I am on .

I am with my treatment.

I am not treating Fabry because:

I am also taking/using

I’d like to discuss:

Tests and Appointments

Can we talk about the following tests and/or members of my care team?

I specifically want to bring up:

Regarding my care team:


I am concerned a family member may have Fabry. They are my .

Please know: