What do I need to know about caring for someone with arteriolosclerosis?

Caring for someone with arteriolosclerosis is about supporting the person's new, healthy lifestyle, making sure medications are taken regularly, and listening to their concerns and fears. Being aware that someone is anxious about a medical condition and being there to listen can go a long way toward improving their quality of life. It is important for people diagnosed with arteriolosclerosis to stay away from smoking, too much alcohol, and fatty, high-glucose foods. Helping to promote healthy habits might mean eating better and exercising more yourself. And while helping to plan meals and encouraging someone to attend a community support group are important ways to help, being there to make sure the person alerts their doctor if symptoms change or worsen can make all the difference

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