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Chronic Disease Management Specialist

Sunshine Walk-In Clinic

Board Certified Family Physician located in Lake Mary, FL

When you suffer from chronic diseases like high blood pressure, arthritis, asthma, or chronic fatigue, you need chronic disease management from a professional who knows how to treat your condition. Anita Gupta, MD, at Sunshine Walk-In Clinic in Lake Mary, Florida, is an expert family physician who provides excellent care for you. To schedule an exam, call the office, use the convenient online booking tool, or simply stop in for an appointment today.

Chronic Disease Management Q & A

What is chronic disease management?

A chronic disease is a condition that affects your health for a year or longer. Chronic disease management helps keep your symptoms of chronic disease under control so you can feel well and continue your daily routine without pain or issues.

Your doctor at Sunshine Walk-In Clinic is highly trained to diagnose your condition and monitor you closely while providing the right treatment to help manage your chronic disease.


What are the most common chronic diseases?

There are many chronic diseases that can cause uncomfortable symptoms and put your health at risk. Some of the most common chronic diseases include:

  • High cholesterol
  • High blood pressure
  • Heart disease
  • Cancer
  • Lung disease
  • Kidney disease
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Alzheimer’s disease
  • Osteoporosis
  • Depression
  • Arthritis
  • Thyroid disorders
  • Diabetes


Chronic disease management can help control the symptoms of your disease to help you feel better. Once your doctor diagnoses your condition, a personalized plan is put in place. Healthy lifestyle habits may be recommended, as well.


How does chronic disease management work?

When you see your chronic disease specialist at Sunshine Walk-In Clinic, several different treatments may be recommended, depending on your condition.

Your evaluation begins with a review of your medical history and symptoms. Then your doctor performs a physical exam, which may include taking X-rays and blood samples for testing. Once your chronic disease is confirmed, a treatment plan is customized specifically for you. Treatments may include:

Natural remedies

Examples include acupuncture, massage, dietary supplements, and relaxation techniques.

Medications

Certain medications can help reduce symptoms, such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol, unbalanced blood sugar levels, and unbalanced hormones. Medications can also help prevent complications from chronic disease.

Lifestyle changes

Your doctor might offer a dietary plan to help control your symptoms of chronic disease. Recommendations may include eating a well-balanced diet, being more active, quitting smoking, and staying away from alcohol.

At Sunshine Walk-In Clinic, your practitioner also pays attention to your whole-body wellness, using an integrative approach to help you fight illness and keep you feeling your best.

Call Sunshine Walk-In Clinic or book an appointment online today for chronic pain management. You can also walk in and talk to the friendly staff.