Denver Medical Concierges

Chronic Disease Management

Chronic Disease Management

Chronic Disease Management services offered in Denver, CO

Chronic (long-term) diseases are common and affect 6 in 10 adults in the United States. At Denver Medical Concierges in Denver, Colorado, nurse practitioner Mary Chambers, DNP, CNM, RN, and the team offer telehealth and in-person chronic disease management services for people of all genders. Schedule an evaluation by phone or request an appointment online today. 

Chronic Disease Management Q & A

What is chronic disease management?

Chronic disease management at Denver Medical Concierges involves minimizing symptoms and complications associated with chronic diseases. The concierge medicine specialists are highly skilled in treating numerous common diseases that can cause health problems when not addressed. 

If you need care from another specialist, Denver Medical Concierges offers specialty referrals to other professionals in your area.

Which conditions can chronic disease management address?

Some conditions chronic disease management treats include:

  • Diabetes
  • Arthritis
  • Nutrient deficiencies
  • Obesity
  • High blood pressure
  • Heart disease
  • Osteoporosis
  • Thyroid diseases
  • Asthma
  • Allergies
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  • Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs)
  • Depression
  • Anxiety

It’s common to have more than one chronic disease. In fact, 4 in 10 adults in the United States have two or more.

Who is a candidate for chronic disease management?

Consider chronic disease management at Denver Medical Concierges if you’ve been previously diagnosed with a chronic disease, have disease risk factors, or develop new or unusual symptoms of a chronic disease.

Risk factors include lack of exercise, carrying excess weight, poor nutritional habits, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, smoking, and a family history of chronic diseases.

While not all chronic diseases cause symptoms, some can lead to fatigue, frequent urination, swollen or sore joints, increased thirst, shortness of breath, or unexplained weight loss or gain.

What should I expect during chronic disease management?

Chronic disease management at Denver Medical Concierges often consists of virtual (sometimes in-person) evaluations, a discussion of your medical history and symptoms, and lab testing or other diagnostic tests as needed to evaluate your health.

Denver Medical Concierges offers medication prescriptions, lifestyle change counseling, and specialty referrals.

The highly trained team can see you within 24 hours. They take Colorado Medicaid, cash payments, and monthly membership fees for concierge services. 

You won’t feel rushed during office visits and receive exceptional care, whether you’re waiting to see a longer-term provider, have just moved to the area, or need same-day or next-day care.

Follow up with your Denver Medical Concierges provider every few months or as needed to ensure effective chronic disease management.

Call the office or use the online booking feature to schedule a telehealth or in-person chronic disease management evaluation at Denver Medical Concierges today.