Physicals & Primary Care
There is now overwhelming evidence that lifestyle factors such as poor dietary patterns, physical inactivity, tobacco use, excessive alcohol consumption and other factors such as chronic stress and lack of social/community support are key factors in the mortality rates and prevalence of chronic diseases
Contraceptive services, pregnancy testing and counseling, helping you achieve pregnancy, basic infertility services, preconception health services and STD services
Smoking Cessation & Stress Reduction
Smoking is the leading preventable cause of death worldwide, and quitting smoking significantly reduces the risk of dying from tobacco-related diseases such as heart disease and lung cancer
Blood & Pathology Testing
Blood testing helps evaluate how well your organs (such as the liver, kidneys, thyroid and heart) are working, diagnose conditions such as cancer, HIV/AIDS, diabetes, anemia, and coronary heart disease
A diagnostic test is any approach used to gather clinical information for the purpose of making a diagnosis. Some examples include X-rays, biopsies, CT scans, etc.
The purpose of a preoperative evaluation is not to “clear” patients for elective surgery, but rather to evaluate and, if necessary, implement measures to prepare higher risk patients for surgery. Preoperative medical evaluation can decrease the length of hospital stay as well as minimize postponed or cancelled surgeries
Preventative Health Services
Annual Wellness Visit
Focuses on gathering health information and counseling you on improving your health and preventing complications from any illnesses you may currently have. This is not a physical exam and it is covered by your insurance.
Diabetes Education, Screening & Prevention
True Care Medical provides holistic diabetes counseling, diabetes education and insulin management services. Controlling blood (glucose) sugar is the major goal of diabetes treatment, in order to prevent complications of the disease. Type 1 diabetes is managed with insulin as well as dietary changes and exercise. Type 2 diabetes may be managed with non-insulin medications insulin, weight reduction or dietary changes.
You never outgrow the need for vaccines. The specific immunizations you need as an adult are determined by factors such as your age, lifestyle, high-risk conditions, type and locations or travel and previous immunizations.
Weight Loss Consultations & Treatment
Being overweight increases the risk of heart problems, high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes and certain types of cancer. Weight loss in those who are overweight can make a major impact on these conditions, as well as improve mood, increase self-esteem and motivation, and feel healthier in general.
Primary Care Services
School & Sports Physicals
A thorough physical exam including checking the head and neck, abdominal area, hair, nails and limbs. The doctor will also listen to the heart and lungs. To complete the physical, the doctor may draw blood in order to run several laboratory tests.
Employment Physical & Evaluations
Employment Physical Examinations may include physical examinations and health inquiries including drug and alcohol tests, psychological tests and physical or mental health assessments.
Access to Specialists for Complex Conditions
An important part of your care is when your PCP “refers” you to a specialist for services he or she isn’t able to provide. True Care Medical works with a diverse team of specialists in a variety of areas who are considered to be excellent doctors in their respective fields.
Long Term Doctor-Patient Relationship
Many patients, once they find a PCP they really like, stay with that physician for decades. With this kind of long-term relationship, PCPs develop a baseline for your wellbeing and really get to know you and your family allowing for optimal management of total health. The relationship you build with your primary doctor is one of the most important you’ll ever have.
Chronic diseases – such as heart disease, cancer, diabetes, stroke and arthritis – are the leading causes of death and illness throughout the United States. Living with a chronic illness means the person has to adjust to the demands of the illness and the therapy used for treatment
Acute Illness: a disease with an abrupt onset and, usually, a duration of less than 1 month. Acute illnesses include bacterial and viral infections, as well as sudden and short acting physical symptoms.