If you have a chronic (ongoing) medical problem, properly managing it is essential to maintaining exceptional health and wellness. At The Maxwell Group in Sun City, Arizona, the experienced internal medicine team offers comprehensive care management to keep you healthy, regardless of your age and disease risk factors. Call the office to schedule an appointment or use the online booking tool today.
Chronic care management at The Maxwell Group is a service available to help you manage a health problem and reduce the risk of unpleasant symptoms or life-threatening complications. The Maxwell Group team also helps you manage your medications and receive Medicare or insurance coverage.
Some of the benefits of chronic care management at The Maxwell Group include fewer unpleasant symptoms, a longer life expectancy, medication management, and a lower risk of a heart attack, stroke, and other serious medical problems. Your provider has many years of experience caring for people struggling with chronic health conditions.
You qualify for chronic care management if you have two or more of the following conditions:
If you’re unsure if your disease or illness qualifies for chronic care management, call The Maxwell Group. Their friendly providers can happily assist you.
Your specialist reviews your symptoms, medications, medical history, and lifestyle habits to find out which chronic disease you have or help you manage it properly.
They weigh you, evaluate your body mass index (BMI), and check your pulse, blood pressure, and other vital signs.
Your provider also completes a physical exam to assess your overall health and wellness. They check your vision, hearing, heartbeat, breathing, reflexes, and more.
You may also need diagnostic tests, such as blood tests, other lab tests, heart-function tests, lung-function testing, allergy tests, X-rays, or other imaging procedures.
Some of the most common chronic care management options available include:
Maintaining an ideal body weight, getting regular exercise and plenty of sleep, not smoking or drinking excessive amounts of alcohol, keeping stress levels low, and eating nutritious foods can help you better manage a chronic disease.
Your provider develops a medication regimen, if needed, that best matches your medical needs and disease risk factors.
If you need breathing treatments for COPD, asthma, or other lung diseases, your provider helps you get the care you need. You might use an inhaler, undergo oxygen therapy, complete pulmonary rehabilitation, or try at-home noninvasive ventilation therapy.
The Maxwell Group team can refer you to a specialist or hospital care if you have a serious or complicated medical problem.
To learn more about chronic care management and find out if it’s right for you, call The Maxwell Group office or use the online booking tool today.