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Chronic Conditions Specialist

Advante Health

Primary Care Providers located in Bowie, MD & Rockville, MD

Chronic conditions include any illness or disease that lasts more than a year. These health conditions require ongoing medical care to manage the symptoms and prevent them from getting worse. The Advante Health team, with offices in Bowie and Rockville, Maryland, provides comprehensive care for chronic conditions, including high blood pressure and diabetes. To receive care for your chronic condition, call the office today or schedule an appointment online.

Chronic Conditions Q&A

What are chronic conditions?

Chronic conditions are long-term illnesses and diseases. A health problem that lasts a year or longer is considered a chronic condition.

Chronic conditions affect your physical, emotional, and mental well-being. Without proper medical care, chronic conditions can get worse and lead to serious health complications that lead to disability, even death.

Advante Health is a primary care practice that specializes in diagnosing and managing chronic conditions. The team takes a patient-centered approach to care, devising comprehensive plans to help you take control over your chronic condition and your health.

What are the common chronic conditions?

The chronic illnesses the team at Advante Health most often cares for include:

High blood pressure

High blood pressure is a common chronic health problem. People with high blood pressure are at greater risk of having a heart attack or stroke.

The Advante Health team provides comprehensive care to help you gain control of your blood pressure and reduce your risk of developing other health problems.

Diabetes

Diabetes is a disease in which your blood sugar levels are higher than normal. Excess blood sugar damages your blood vessels and organs. This increases your risk of developing heart disease, neuropathy (nerve damage), and kidney disease.

High cholesterol

Most research indicates that high cholesterol levels in your blood increase your risk of developing heart disease and suffering a heart attack. During physical exams, the team screens for high cholesterol and recommends ways to lower your numbers.

Arthritis

Arthritis is a group of widespread chronic conditions that cause joint pain and inflammation. Advante Health specializes in pain management and can provide relief from your arthritis symptoms.

Asthma

Asthma is a long-term lung condition. It affects your airways, making it harder to breathe. Advante Health specializes in diagnosing and treating patients with asthma.

What care do chronic conditions need?

The Advante Health team takes a patient-centered approach to care. Treating chronic conditions depends on many things, including your diagnosis, how severe your symptoms are, your medical history, and your age.

Advante Health focuses on helping you manage your long-term illness, reduce your symptoms and flare-ups, and prevent more severe health complications. This leads to improvement in your quality of life.

No matter your health care needs, the team schedules regular follow-up visits to keep an eye on your chronic condition and adjust your plan when needed.

For expert care of your chronic disease, call Advante Health today or schedule a consultation online.