Chronic Disease Management

Primary Care & Geriatrics located in Sugar Land, TX
Chronic Disease Management

Chronic Disease Management services offered in Sugar Land, TX

If you’re one of the 133 million Americans with a chronic disease, you need reliable health care to keep your condition well-controlled. At Primary Care of Telfair – Aaliya Amer MD, chronic disease management services are available to protect your long-term health. Dr. Amer can help you stay on top of conditions like diabetes, heart disease, and other chronic diseases, so you can enjoy a physically active, high-quality life. Call the office in Sugar Land, Texas, to schedule a chronic disease management consultation or book an appointment online today.

Chronic Disease Management Q&A

What is chronic disease management?

Chronic disease management services focus on treating the symptoms of a chronic disease and preventing the disease from worsening over time.

Chronic diseases affect your long-term health and can last for years or a lifetime. Many chronic diseases require ongoing medical supervision, and some can negatively impact your mobility and quality of life.

When do I need chronic disease management? 

Primary Care of Telfair – Aaliya Amer MD offers chronic disease management services to help you stay on top of chronic conditions like:

  • Diabetes
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Heart disease
  • Osteoporosis (bone loss)

If left unmanaged, many chronic diseases can increase your risk for serious health complications, including premature death.

What is involved in chronic disease management?

The chronic disease management services available at Primary Care of Telfair – Aaliya Amer MD focus on protecting your long-term health and longevity.

Dr. Amer offers a wide range of chronic disease management services, including:

  • Physical exams
  • Routine checkups
  • Medication management
  • Blood work and other diagnostic testing

You also receive recommendations for diet and lifestyle changes you can make to support your health while managing a chronic disease.

Dr. Amer continues to monitor your treatment over time and can make adjustments as needed to protect your health. 

What can I expect during my initial chronic disease management consultation?

During your initial consultation for chronic disease management, Dr. Amer spends time reviewing your personal and family medical histories, your current health, and any symptoms you’re experiencing.

To better understand your condition, Dr. Amer performs a physical exam and may order blood work or another diagnostic testing. Based on the results of your tests, she customizes a treatment plan to manage your condition and relieve any symptoms you have.

Chronic diseases like osteoporosis and heart disease may require daily medications to prevent the condition from worsening. Dr. Amer monitors your use of medications during checkups to ensure they are working well and without side effects.

As part of your chronic disease management plan, Dr. Amer may recommend lifestyle and diet changes to keep you in good health. She also offers weight management services to help you lose excess weight safely.

Call Primary Care of Telfair – Aaliya Amer MD to schedule a chronic disease management consultation or book an appointment online today.