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Along with your primary care physician, Baylor's asthma programs help you learn how to manage your condition effectively, prevent asthma attacks, and control your symptoms. The Martha Foster Lung Care Centers at Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas, Irving and Garland provide the following asthma services. You will need to contact your insurance company regarding coverage.
Mark Millard, M.D., a pulmonologist and medical director on the medical staff at the Martha Foster Lung Care Center, developed these "Rules of Two®" to help determine if you need more powerful asthma medicine. If you answer "yes" to any of them, talk to your doctor:
The Martha Foster Lung Care Center offers this free program about six times a year for children between 8 and 12. Kids enjoy games, prizes, and field trips to spots like The Science Place while they learn about peak flow monitoring, medications, environmental triggers, and prevention strategies.
In conjunction with the Dallas Independent School District (DISD) and the Dallas Asthma Consortium, the Martha Foster Lung Care Center at Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas, Irving and Garland share an educational video to teach school nurses, nurse assistants, and other school personnel how to recognize the signs and symptoms of an asthma attack.
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