Around 133 million people in the United States have a chronic disease. At Nu Pathway Healthcare and Wellness in Bowie, Maryland, the experienced medical team provides comprehensive health services for many chronic conditions. They can diagnose and treat conditions like diabetes, heart disease, and respiratory diseases, so you can live an active, high-quality life. To learn more about the available health care services for chronic conditions, call Nu Pathway Healthcare and Wellness today or book an appointment online.

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What are chronic conditions?

The term “chronic conditions” describes diseases and disorders that last longer than a year and affect your long-term health.

Many chronic conditions are caused by aging, unhealthy behaviors, and genetics. These conditions usually require ongoing medical care to prevent additional complications. Some untreated conditions can lead to disability and/or premature death.

What chronic conditions are most common?

The team at Nu Pathway Healthcare and Wellness diagnose and manage several chronic health conditions. The common conditions they treat include:

  • Diabetes
  • Arthritis
  • Cardiac conditions
  • High blood pressure (hypertension)
  • Asthma and other respiratory diseases

You can also receive comprehensive care for chronic mood disorders like anxiety and depression. Mental health problems affect not only your emotional health but can also interfere with your physical health and quality of life.

How are chronic conditions diagnosed?

Nu Pathway Healthcare and Wellness offers on-site diagnostic testing for respiratory diseases. This includes rapid COVID-19 testing.

They also offer cardiac testing, X-rays, and other diagnostic imaging. Once they confirm your diagnosis, the team works closely with you to manage your condition.

You should schedule diagnostic testing if you have unusual symptoms that aren’t getting better. Preventive screenings are also available if you have risk factors that include a family history of chronic diseases.

What treatment choices are available for chronic conditions?

The Nu Pathway Healthcare and Wellness team designs treatment plans to deal with your individual needs based on your diagnosis.

For many conditions, prescription medications are necessary to keep your disease well-controlled. The team keeps a continuous eye on your progress with medication. They adjust your medicines as necessary and ensure no conflicts exist with the drugs you take for existing health conditions.

Nu Pathway Healthcare and Wellness also helps you make lifestyle changes that reduce your risk of developing complications from chronic conditions. They can recommend weight loss solutions, stop-smoking programs, and exercise routines that keep you in good physical health.

The team can also provide resources that give you the support you need to live with a chronic condition and ensure your physical, emotional, and mental health.

To schedule a consultation to discuss medical management of chronic conditions, call Nu Pathway Healthcare and Wellness today or book an appointment online.