Chronic disease management can reduce your risk of complications and improve your health if you’re living with diabetes, hypertension (high blood pressure), asthma, or high cholesterol. At Rahma Health in Sacramento, California, the primary care and family medicine physicians use chronic disease management to help people with chronic illnesses live long, healthy, and active lives. Call the office today to request a chronic disease management consultation or book your appointment online.
Chronic disease management uses routine checkups, preventive screenings, healthy lifestyle changes, and prescription medicine to prevent chronic (incurable) illnesses from becoming worse.
Partnering with the Rahma Health team can help you better cope with your diagnosis, reduce uncomfortable side effects, and return to your favorite activities
The Rahma Health team uses chronic disease management to treat many illnesses, including:
Inflammatory bowel diseases (IBDs) like Crohn’s also benefit from chronic disease management.
At Rahma Health, chronic disease management includes:
Most chronic illnesses can’t be managed with healthy lifestyle changes alone. If you have Type 1 diabetes, your doctor prescribes insulin to help regulate your blood sugar. They might prescribe an angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor if you have high blood pressure.
Healthy lifestyle changes
To prevent chronic illness from becoming worse, it’s necessary that you live a healthy lifestyle. Simple adjustments to your routine can make all the difference. For example, exercising regularly, eating a healthy diet, and getting plenty of sleep can optimize your metabolism and energy levels.
Regular checkups and preventive screenings
Chronic diseases often get worse over time. Routine checkups at Rahma Health alert you to potential problems and help you stay on top of your illness.
Mental health care
Living with a chronic illness affects your mood and general outlook. Being sick every day can sap your energy and leave you feeling hopeless. A therapist or counselor can teach you how to manage the emotional effects so that they aren’t so debilitating.
Yes. Chronic disease management is a lifetime commitment, but it can make your life easier and more comfortable.
Routine visits to Rahma Health can reduce your risk of disease-related complications, increase your independence, and ensure that you feel your best. They help you better understand your illness and keep it in check.
Call Rahma Health today to request a chronic disease management visit, or make your appointment online