Chronic Disease Management

Family Medical Doctors -  - Internal Medicine

Family Medical Doctors

Internal Medicine & Pulmonary Medicine located in Trinity, FL

Chronic disease affects 60% of adults and is a leading cause of death and disability in the United States. The team at Family Medical Doctors in Trinity, Florida, specializes in chronic disease management. The health experts provide comprehensive and compassionate care to help you stay in charge of your chronic condition. To learn more about chronic disease management, call the office or book an appointment online today.

Chronic Disease Management Q & A

What is chronic disease management?

A chronic disease is a health condition that lasts longer than one year and requires ongoing medical care and management. Millions of Americans suffer from one or more chronic diseases, which affects their physical, emotional, and mental health.

Chronic disease management is one of the many services offered at Family Medical Doctors. The pulmonary and internal medicine practice wants nothing more than to help their patients live their best lives. 

With chronic disease management, the health experts work closely with you to help you understand your condition, how it affects your health, and the treatments that help you stay in control of the disease to improve your well-being and quality of life. 

Who needs chronic disease management?

The team at Family Medical Doctors offers chronic disease management for any patient suffering from a chronic disease. 

Some of the conditions they specialize in include:

  • Arthritis
  • Diabetes
  • Hypertension
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  • Heart disease
  • Sleep apnea

If you have a chronic health condition, the experts at Family Medical Doctors can help you. 

What can I expect from chronic disease management?

When you visit Family Medical Doctors for chronic disease management, you can expect comprehensive, compassionate, and committed care. During your initial evaluation, your provider asks detailed questions to fully understand your current health condition and struggles.

Family Medical Doctors is a state-of-the-art practice that offers many outpatient services to make your visits more convenient, including:

  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Ultrasound testing
  • Pulmonary function testing
  • Skin biopsies

After your evaluation, your provider spends time talking to you about your health. Together, you develop a treatment plan that improves your health and control over your chronic disease. 

Your provider schedules regular follow-up appointments to monitor the effectiveness of your plan, which may include repeating the diagnostic tests. The frequency of your appointments may depend on your chronic disease and how it’s affecting your health. 

The goal of chronic disease management is to prevent your chronic illness from worsening so you can live an active and healthy life. 

The team at Family Medical Doctors helps you take control of your chronic disease to improve your quality of life and prevent more serious health complications. To schedule your chronic disease management appointment, call the office or book online today.

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