Chronic diseases are common, affecting nearly half of all Americans. If you struggle with diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, or other common medical problems, turn to Toseg Medical Center in Montgomery Village, Maryland. Certified registered nurse practitioner Olukemi Ogunmakinwa, CRNP, and her skilled staff offer chronic disease management to reduce your chance of severe complications. Call the office to schedule an evaluation or use the online booking feature today.
Chronic disease management at Toseg Medical Center includes prevention, detection, and treatment of common chronic diseases that many Americans face. Your primary care specialist can diagnose and treat conditions such as:
They can refer you to another specialist if you have a severe or complex medical problem.
To find out if you’re a candidate for chronic disease management at Toseg Medical Center, your specialist reviews your medical history and symptoms. They check your pulse, blood pressure, and other vital signs, and complete a physical exam.
You might need blood tests, asthma or allergy testing, urine tests, X-rays, heart-function tests, or other diagnostic tests to detect or rule out possible problems.
Some of the chronic disease management services available at Toseg Medical Center include:
Making lifestyle changes can help you properly manage a chronic disease. Your provider might recommend you to change up your diet, exercise more, lose weight, quit smoking, get more sleep, or practice stress-reducing strategies.
Toseg Medical Center offers medically supervised weight loss to help you move toward an ideal body weight and better manage a chronic disease.
Taking medications can help you control high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes, arthritis, or other chronic conditions and their symptoms. It may also help reduce your chance of severe medical complications.
Joint injections, allergy shots, or other injections can alleviate unpleasant symptoms of a chronic disease.
If you need a medical procedure, surgery, counseling, or other treatments because of a chronic condition, your Toseg Medical Center provider refers you to a specialist for appropriate care and can help make sure the process is seamless between providers.
To learn more about chronic disease management at Toseg Medical Center and find out if it’s right for you, call the office or schedule an appointment online today.