Chronic Disease Management

Direct Primary Care located in New Braunfels, TX
Chronic Disease Management

Chronic Disease Management services offered in New Braunfels, TX

Chronic diseases are long-term health problems that require ongoing medical monitoring and care. Thomas Kay, MD, and Georgina Bustamante, MD, at Direct Primary Care New Braunfels in New Braunfels, Texas, provide patient-centered and attentive chronic disease management. They aim to help you understand your disease and put you back in control of your health. Call today or schedule your chronic disease management consultation online.

Chronic Disease Management Q & A

What is a chronic disease?

Chronic disease is an illness lasting longer than a year and requiring ongoing medical care that could change how you live. These diseases are usually with you for life.

The more common chronic diseases treated at Direct Primary Care New Braunfels include:

  • Diabetes
  • Hypertension (high blood pressure)
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)

When left undiagnosed and untreated, these chronic diseases can lead to other health complications, which is why Direct Primary Care New Braunfels offers chronic disease management.

What is chronic disease management?

Chronic disease management is a program that provides you with the tools, support, education, and monitoring you need to manage your long-term health condition. Many chronic diseases cause symptoms that affect the person’s quality of life. But with the right treatment, you can gain control of these symptoms, improving how you feel.

Direct Primary Care New Braunfels is a direct primary care practice that provides patient-centered care. When it comes to chronic disease management, they take an attentive and aggressive approach, helping you take charge of your illness and health.

Who needs chronic disease management?

Anyone with a chronic disease benefits from chronic disease management at Direct Primary Care New Braunfels. Chronic illnesses require regular monitoring, education, and treatment adjustments to prevent or delay complications.

No matter where you are on the spectrum of needs, Direct Primary Care New Braunfels can help. This includes people newly diagnosed with a chronic illness and those who already have a treatment plan in place.

What can I expect during chronic disease management?

You can expect patient-centered care during chronic disease management at Direct Primary Care New Braunfels. Your provider first draws up a thorough history and completes a physical exam to understand your current health and needs.

They ask about your daily routine, eating habits, exercise, and stressors. They review your medical and family histories and run lab work to assess your health and look for signs of complications.

Your provider at Direct Primary Care New Braunfels creates your personalized chronic disease management plan, which can include lifestyle changes and medications. They schedule regular follow-up visits to monitor your health and make adjustments when necessary.

Call Direct Primary Care New Braunfels today or schedule an appointment online for attentive chronic disease management.