Get supplies delivered right to your door. Ask your supplier about their supply replacement program and request to receive convenient reminders when it’s time to reorder. You may even have the option to get your supplies delivered right to your door. Feeling great is a call away. PLACE POSTAGE HERE Re-ordering can mean a better night’s sleep for you and your bed partner. It’s that simple. Staying on track. •Learn how to fit, use and clean your equipment •Start using therapy three nights in a row every week if you are having trouble, adding one additional night until you are using it every night •Increase your therapy by 30 minutes each night •Practice using your CPAP and mask while watching TV or reading to get used to the air pressure •Keep a journal of activities and issues to track your progress 3 Points. Every 30. Replace your CPAP supplies for a better night’s sleep. Stay on Track with 3 months at once! Visit WakeUpToSleep.com/Join to get support and stay on track with your therapy. INSPECT MONTHLY 1 Marshall et al. Sleep 2008 2 ResMed humidifier user manuals recommend distilled water for humidification chamber cleaning. 3 Deductibles, co-payments, co-insurance and other restrictions apply. ResMed Corp San Diego, CA, USA +1 858 836 5000 or 1 800 424 0737 (toll free). ResMed Ltd Bella Vista, NSW, Australia +61 (2) 8884 1000 or 1 800 658 189 (toll free). See ResMed.com for other ResMed locations worldwide. S9 is a trademark of ResMed Ltd and is registered in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. ©2013 ResMed. Specifications may change without notice. 1016061/1 2013-03 Global leaders in sleep and respiratory medicine www.resmed.com CUSHION TUBING HEADGEAR Sleep more. Do more. The benefits of sleep apnea therapy can be rewarding and amazing. Once adjusted to your therapy, you may find you have the energy and interest to return to your hobbies. A better night’s sleep is possible and affects every area of your life. By consistently using your therapy, you are taking control of your health, your well-being and your life. Replace your CPAP supplies for a better night’s sleep. Many patients who suffer from sleep apnea may not realize the importance of regular mask and supply replacement to ensure a comfortable, proper fit and maximum effectiveness. When your CPAP equipment is working at optimum performance, you will be able to tell the difference. Replacing your CPAP mask and supplies on a regular basis helps ensure you are receiving not only optimal therapy, but also continued comfort. Use these guidelines to help you inspect, assess and replace your CPAP supplies. EVERY Mask cushions/pillows may deteriorate over time through regular wear and tear, which can compromise fit and lead to air leaks. If your cushions or pillows are worn out, you may experience discomfort, and your therapy may be less effective. EVERY You are not alone 25% of middle-aged men suffer from OSA as well as 9% of middle-aged women1 25% 9% 3 MONTHS Tubing may develop small holes or tears, which may cause air leaks and jeopardize the delivery of your prescribed therapy setting. EVERY Remember, untreated sleep apnea is life-threatening. To receive the full benefit of therapy, make sure to use your CPAP every night. Now is the time to build a lifetime relationship with your equipment supplier. Designing a program that fits your lifestyle will help you get the most out of your treatment. Ask your supplier which of these services best fit your needs. Services may include: •Personalized replacement plan •Insurance forms filed on your behalf 3 •Reminder programs to help you stay on track with your replacement schedule •Convenient home delivery Machine filters wear out or may become clogged, no longer protecting you from airborne particles, dust, pet fur and bacteria. In order to receive effective therapy, you may want to become knowledgeable about: •Inspecting your equipment regularly •Replacing supplies •Staying on track 1 MONTH The steps to replacement are easy. 6 MONTHS Headgear and chin straps may become stretched and lose their elasticity, leading to overtightening and discomfort. They can also trap bacteria from sweat and moisture. Humidifier water chambers may become discolored, cracked, cloudy or even pitted due to the mineral levels found in most tap and drinking water.2 As the material deteriorates, cracks may trap bacteria from moisture. To help ensure optimal therapy, complete the following questions and mail this card to your equipment supplier. Name Phone Would you like to receive information on getting a new CPAP machine? YES NO Would you like us to contact you to see if you are eligible for an upgraded CPAP machine? YES NO How many years have you had your existing CPAP machine? Less than one One Two Three Four Five Other ___ Do you have any comments or concerns regarding your CPAP machine? Combine your mask with a ResMed CPAP for a comfortable, quiet, lifestyle-friendly system.