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Good communication with your child’s asthma care team is very important because treating asthma is often a complex, ongoing challenge. You’ll rely on these individuals to help you and your child manage symptoms, avoid triggers and map out an effective treatment plan.
Your child’s asthma care team will be composed of several individuals, including a:
While asthma is the most common long-term disease in children, it can affect people for their entire lives. Putting together a health care team now will help your child learn to manage asthma through adulthood.
To learn more about asthma and the Taking on Asthma initiative, visit our website.
Originally published 9/2/2016; Revised 2021
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