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Chronic Disease Management services offered in Cypress, TX

Chronic disease affects many adults in the United States, but fortunately, there are ways to manage a chronic disease and live a happy life. Dedicated to helping you and your loved ones maintain good health, family medicine physician Herman Grewal, MD, and the caring team at Prime Healthcare of Cypress offer chronic disease management in Cypress, TX. Call the office or use the online booking tool to set up your consultation today.

What is chronic disease management?

Chronic disease management is any health condition that lasts longer than a year and requires ongoing medical care. While chronic disease can affect your daily life, Prime Healthcare of Cypress can help you manage your symptoms, reduce your risk of other health problems, and improve how you feel and function every day.

When might I need chronic disease management?

You may have more than one type of chronic disease that brings you into Prime Healthcare of Cypress for chronic disease management.

Types of chronic disease include:

  • Diabetes
  • Heart disease
  • High blood pressure
  • Thyroid problems
  • Arthritis

Though genetics and environment may play a role in the development of a chronic disease, your lifestyle choices may increase your risk. This includes diet, physical activity, and tobacco use.

What does chronic disease management involve?

When you come in for a chronic disease management at Prime Healthcare of Cypress, you can expect a comprehensive evaluation.

During your exam, your provider asks detailed questions about your symptoms, medical history, usual diet, exercise habits, daily stresses, and the types of medications and supplements you take.

Your provider then performs a physical exam and may request diagnostic tests, blood work, or a urinalysis to better understand your overall health and wellness. Then, they develop a chronic disease management plan.

What treatments are available for chronic disease?

Prime Healthcare of Cypress takes an integrative and personalized approach to care. They understand that many factors affect your health and use a whole-body outlook to help you gain control over your chronic disease and live your best life.

Treatment plans are based on your diagnosis, symptoms, and health risks. Your treatment plan may include:

  • Nutrition therapy
  • Exercise programs
  • Medically supervised weight loss
  • Smoking cessation
  • Stress management techniques 
  • Disease-specific medications

Your provider also schedules regular follow-up appointments to monitor your health and adjust your treatment plan as needed.

For a personalized approach to chronic disease management, book a visit at Prime Healthcare of Cypress today. Online scheduling is an option, or you can always call the office to speak with a friendly member of the administrative staff regarding appointment availability.

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