As many as 133 million Americans, or half of the United States population, suffer from some form of chronic disease. James A. Roberts, MD, of Family Medical Practice of the Treasure Coast, PA provides expert chronic care medicine to the Treasure Coast community from his office in Fort Pierce, Florida. With over 40 years of experience treating chronic disease, Dr. Roberts is a trustworthy and compassionate provider. For treatment of your chronic health condition, call or schedule an appointment online.
Chronic care is a field of medicine that focuses on the treatment and long-term management of a chronic disease. Chronic disease is defined as a health condition that lasts more than three months. Typically, there is no cure, and vaccines can’t prevent chronic disease. Chronic disease requires long-term management and ongoing monitoring.
The purpose of chronic care medicine is to:
As you age, your chances for acquiring one or more chronic diseases increases significantly. Smoking, unhealthy eating, and a sedentary lifestyle increase your risk for chronic disease and worsen your long-term outcomes if you have a chronic disease.
Dr. Roberts provides quality chronic care management for conditions, such as:
Each of these diseases requires its own unique set of diagnostic studies, long-term treatment plans, medications, and potential long-term complications. Dr. Roberts has extensive experience in treating all forms of chronic disease.
Your chronic care management plan is specific to your chronic disease and current symptoms. Chronic care is a personalized long-term treatment plan established by working closely with Dr. Roberts.
Your treatment plan may include:
Dr. Roberts and his team at Family Medical Practice of the Treasure Coast, PA commit to helping reduce your suffering and slow the progress of your chronic disease, whenever possible. Because he offers quality chronic care management, you are not alone as you endure your chronic illness.
For a chronic care medicine consultation, call or schedule an appointment online with Family Medical Practice of the Treasure Coast, PA today.