Chronic Disease Management Specialist

Chronic Disease Management

Chronic Disease Management services offered in The Loop, Chicago, IL

People with chronic diseases suffer physical symptoms that affect their daily lives. With the right care, you can manage the symptoms caused by long-term health conditions. Michigan Avenue Primary Care is a multispecialty practice with dedicated providers who offer compassionate and comprehensive chronic disease management. Call the office in The Loop of downtown Chicago, Illinois, or book online to schedule an appointment today.

Chronic Disease Management Specialist Q & A

What is a chronic disease?

A chronic disease is a long-term health problem that lasts a year or more, causes ongoing symptoms that limit activity, and requires regular medical management. Examples of chronic diseases include:

  • Heart disease
  • Diabetes
  • Hypertension (high blood pressure)
  • Chronic kidney disease (CKD)
  • Asthma
  • Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
  • Depression and anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  • Chronic sinusitis
  • Allergic rhinitis
  • Substance abuse

Michigan Avenue Primary Care is a multispecialty practice that provides compassionate and comprehensive care to adults with chronic diseases.

What is chronic disease management?

Chronic disease management is one of the health services available at Michigan Avenue Primary Care. The program’s purpose is to help you manage your chronic health problems, easing symptoms and improving your quality of life.

The Michigan Avenue Primary Care providers take a patient-centered approach to care. They spend time talking to you about your disease and its treatments. Then, together you develop a care plan that fits your lifestyle and meets your health needs.

What are the benefits of chronic disease management?

Chronic disease management offers many benefits. It seeks to prevent or delay complications related to your disease, helping you live a long, active, and healthy life.

At Michigan Avenue Primary Care, chronic disease management involves your provider working closely with you. They help you recognize and address the problems you face daily.

Chronic disease management also ensures that you get the additional services, treatments, and therapies you need to address your long-term health problems.

What kinds of care can I expect with chronic disease management?

Expect compassionate and comprehensive care at Michigan Avenue Primary Care for chronic disease management. The multispecialty practice includes providers in many areas of medicine, giving you access to several services under one roof.

Your provider schedules regular visits to monitor your symptoms, answer questions and adjust your care plan as needed.

The practice offers on-site diagnostic testing, primary care services, and urgent care to manage any acute problems you might have with your chronic disease. Michigan Avenue Primary Care provides telehealth services for your convenience, allowing you to meet with your provider online when an in-office visit isn’t necessary.

Call the office today or schedule an appointment online to find out more about chronic disease management at Michigan Avenue Primary Care.