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Chronic Care Management

Family Medical Home

Family Medicine Physicians located in San Antonio, TX

Chronic disease affects 60% of adults in the United States and is the leading cause of death and disability. At Family Medical Home, with two San Antonio, Texas, office locations, the compassionate medical team specializes in chronic care management. The team takes a holistic approach to care focused on your long-term health and develops plans that help you manage your chronic condition to prevent any related complications and improve your overall health and wellness. To get the comprehensive care you need for your chronic disease, call the office or request an appointment online today.

Chronic Care Management Q & A

What is chronic care management?

Chronic care management is a program designed to help you take control of your health and chronic disease. A chronic disease refers to a long-lasting health condition that requires ongoing medical management.

If you suffer from a chronic illness, you may experience symptoms that affect your quality of life. Your chronic disease may also place you at risk of developing an acute illness that may have long-term health complications or shorten your lifespan. 

The doctors at Family Medical Home are well-versed in the management of many chronic diseases and use current, evidence-based standards of care to help you better address your health condition and improve your quality of life.

Am I a good candidate for chronic care management?

If you have a chronic disease, you’re a good candidate for the chronic care management program at Family Medical Home. The providers at Family Medical Home trained for years so they can diagnose and treat any chronic health condition. 

Some of the chronic diseases the team manages include:

  • Obesity
  • Depression
  • Hypertension
  • Diabetes
  • Hypercholesterolemia
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma

The team also encourages participation in the chronic care management program for all patients who suffer from more than one chronic disease, which is very common. 

What can I expect from chronic care management?

You can expect comprehensive and compassionate care when you participate in the chronic care management program at Family Medical Home. The goal of the program is to put you back in charge of your health so you can live a full, productive, and happy life. 

The team works closely with you and provides education so you have a better understanding of your disease and how it affects your health. They also develop individualized treatment plans to help you manage your symptoms and reduce the risk of any associated complications.

When you participate in the chronic care management program, the team schedules regular follow-up appointments to monitor you and your health and provide support and encouragement. During your follow-up visits, the team may request lab work through the in-house lab services to monitor the effectiveness of your treatment plan and make adjustments as needed.

Chronic diseases are common and require ongoing medical care to prevent any related health complications. To get the comprehensive care you need, contact Family Medical Home by phone or online to learn more about chronic care management.