Texas Primary Care Specialists
Primary Care Practices & Covid-19 Test located in Frisco, TX
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as many as 60% of Americans have at least one chronic condition. Mandeep Acharya, MD, of Texas Primary Care Specialists in Frisco, Texas, offers preventive care and ongoing management for your chronic condition. If you have heart disease, diabetes, or another chronic illness, call the office or schedule a consultation online today.
Chronic Care Q&A
What is a chronic condition?
A chronic condition is an illness or disease with symptoms lasting more than six months. According to the CDC, as many as four in ten Americans suffer from multiple chronic conditions, which makes a tremendous sociological and economic impact on families, communities, and the health care system.
Chronic conditions require long-term treatment and ongoing health maintenance. The team at Texas Primary Care Specialists strives to support your chronic disease by emphasizing preventive care and integrated health management.
Preventive care allows Dr. Acharya to identify chronic conditions early so you can work together to slow and stop the progression of your disease. Regular screening and early treatments help improve your long-term risks for complications associated with chronic conditions.
What are some common chronic conditions?
The team at Texas Primary Care Specialists treats and offers long-term management for common chronic conditions, including:
- Asthma and allergies
- Heart disease
- Kidney disease
- High blood pressure and high cholesterol
- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
- Thyroid disorders
- Arthritis and gout
- Digestive disorders
- Anxiety and depression
- Headaches and migraines
According to the CDC, you are most likely to have a chronic condition if you smoke or use tobacco, have poor nutrition or low activity levels, use alcohol excessively, or are obese. Family history and age also impact your risks for developing a chronic illness.
How do I manage my chronic condition?
The team at Texas Primary Care Specialists works with you throughout your health journey. They offer services that support ongoing, comprehensive management, including education, long-term support, and regular monitoring.
Services that support your chronic condition management include:
- Annual physicals
- Nutritional support
- In-house lab testing
- Diagnostic imaging
- Blood pressure and cholesterol screening
- Smoking cessation support
- Weight-loss management
- Acute care and urgent care visits
- Specialist and community resource referrals
To manage your chronic condition well, Dr. Acharya coordinates your health care team, which may involve multiple specialties and levels of care. As your primary care provider, he is the best one to ensure you receive the most comprehensive, quality long-term care possible.
For quality care for your chronic condition, call the office or schedule an appointment online with Texas Primary Care Specialists today.