Primary Care Physician & Concierge Medicine located in Alpharetta, GA
Chronic diseases make up many of the leading causes of death in the United States. If you have high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease, or another chronic condition, Wagon Healthcare in Atlanta, Georgia, is here for you. Primary care specialist Ade Babalola, MD, and his expert team offer chronic care to help you better manage diseases and reduce your risk of complications. Schedule an appointment with Wagon Healthcare by phone or online today.
Chronic Care Q&A
What is chronic care?
Chronic care at Wagon Healthcare includes virtual telehealth visits and house calls, to help you properly manage chronic (long-lasting) diseases, reduce unpleasant symptoms, and lower your risk of medical complications. Examples of chronic conditions include:
- High blood pressure
- High cholesterol
- High triglycerides
- Heart disease
- Thyroid disorders
- Other hormone imbalances
About six in 10 adults in the United States have a chronic disease, which can be serious if it’s left untreated. Wagon Healthcare ensures you receive the medical services and attention necessary to improve your overall health and well-being.
What are the benefits of chronic care?
Some of the many benefits associated with receiving quality chronic care include more energy, better blood sugar control, improved blood pressure and cholesterol, a lower risk of a heart attack and stroke, and reduced chronic pain.
Properly managing a chronic disease is one of the best ways to avoid costly medical complications.
Is chronic care right for me?
If you’ve been previously diagnosed with a chronic disease, or you’re at risk of developing one, the Wagon Healthcare team can help. They screen you for chronic conditions and offer treatments as needed to lower your risk of a heart attack, stroke, and other complications.
Your provider reviews your medical history and symptoms and completes a virtual or in-person physical exam. They evaluate your weight, blood pressure, and other vital signs and might recommend you undergo blood tests, urine tests, X-rays, MRIs, or other imaging procedures.
Your Wagon Healthcare provider can write referrals and coordinate with other specialists to ensure you receive the chronic care necessary to properly manage your condition.
What are common chronic disease treatments?
Common chronic disease treatments your provider might recommend, depending on your condition, include:
- Diet and exercise changes
- Weight loss
- Not smoking or drinking excessively
- Taking dietary supplements
- Oral medications
- Diabetic foot care
- IV therapy
- Specialist referrals
Your Wagon Healthcare specialist personalizes each treatment to match your needs, preferences, and lifestyle. They have your best interest at heart, and you always have a voice in your care.
Don’t let a chronic disease go undetected or untreated. Call Wagon Healthcare to schedule a chronic care appointment today or use the online booking tool.
Dr. Babalola sees patients for foot care, women's health and men's health in Alpharetta, GA. Call us to book your appointment today.