Chronic Disease Management


Chronic disease management provides ongoing care to fulfill your everyday health needs. Malini Kumar, MD, at Premier Primary Care in Houston, Texas, provides an individualized approach to chronic medical treatment, with an emphasis on preventive and lifestyle medicine. With Dr. Kumar’s expert support, you can enjoy better health and improved quality of life. Call the office today or schedule an in-person or telehealth appointment online to learn more about chronic disease management.

What is chronic disease management?

Chronic disease management is a service that caters to most of your general health and wellness care needs. You can use your primary care provider to manage one or more chronic conditions. 

At Premier Primary Care, Dr. Kumar provides adults of all ages with comprehensive chronic disease management. She focuses on preventive and lifestyle medicine, helping people change their diets and habits to promote well-being and treat their chronic diseases effectively.

Chronic care is tailored to your individual health needs and your appointments at Premier Primary Care address any ongoing issues or health topics you wish to discuss. 

What conditions can benefit from chronic disease management?

Chronic disease management at Premier Primary Care includes comprehensive care for conditions, such as:

  • Hypertension
  • High cholesterol
  • Prediabetes and diabetes
  • Heart disease
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Anemia
  • Kidney disease 
  • Asthma 
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  • Allergic rhinitis

Your chronic disease management plan often includes regular reviews, support with lifestyle changes, and various tests. If you have a specialist, Dr. Kumar works with them to provide optimal care.

What does chronic disease management involve?

Preventive and lifestyle medicine are fundamental to chronic disease management where Dr. Kumar excels. Premier Primary Care offers several services, including:

  • Routine physical exams
  • Cholesterol checks
  • Blood pressure measurement
  • Blood sugar tests
  • Nutrition counseling
  • Medical weight loss 
  • Medication management 

Excess body weight has multiple adverse effects on your health and contributes to many chronic diseases such as hypertension, Type 2 Diabetes, hyperlipidemia, osteoarthritis, chronic reflux, and sleep apnea. Dr. Kumar helps you reduce your weight and maintain it at a healthy level with proven strategies and medications if needed. 

Supporting your well-being through healthy lifestyle changes also reduces your risk of life-threatening disease, which also saves you time and money while avoiding the inconvenience, pain, and distress of ill health.

For many people, they can also benefit from medication management if they have one or more chronic medical conditions. It makes it easier to know if you’re up-to-date on your medications, and ensure that your medicines aren’t interacting negatively with each other. 

Call Premier Primary Care to schedule a consultation with Dr. Kumar or book an appointment online today. Telehealth appointments are available. 

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