Chronic disease management involves the care and support of a medical professional. Medical diagnosis, monitoring, and treatment can go a long way in helping you live with and manage your chronic disease. Some treatments are aimed at stopping the progression of the disease, while others are geared toward reducing or eliminating symptoms.
Medical management of chronic disease not only gives you medical support, it can also provide you with tangible results that can improve your quality of life and the everyday struggles you face in dealing with your chronic disease. A trained medical professional like your Fountains provider can also analyze the progression of your disease based on tracked data and information collected over time. Chronic disease management can prevent complications from developing and manage, slow, or halt the progression of your disease.
Common chronic diseases include:
Hepatitis B and C
High cholesterolHypertension or high blood pressure
COPD or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Some chronic disease symptoms come and go in periods of flare-ups and dormancy and even remission.