Collierville Family Health

Chronic Disease Management

Family Medicine & Primary Care located in Collierville, TN
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Chronic Disease Management services offered in Collierville, TN

A chronic disease is a long-term health issue that may significantly affect how you live your life. At Collierville Family Health in Collierville, Tennessee, Lauren Reilly, MSN, FNP-BC, provides patient-centered chronic disease management, helping you live your life on your terms, not your disease’s. To find out more about chronic disease management at the family medicine practice, call the office or schedule an appointment online today.

Chronic Disease Management Q&A

What is a chronic disease?

A chronic disease refers to any illness that lasts a year or more and requires regular medical care, limits your daily activities, or both. In the United States, chronic diseases are the leading cause of death and disability in adults.

Lifestyle habits play a significant role in the development and management of many chronic diseases that affect adults in the U.S. With support from Mrs. Reilly at Collierville Family Health, you can take control of your chronic disease, reducing your risk of complications and improving your quality of life.

What is chronic disease management?

Chronic disease management teaches you about your chronic disease, how it affects your health and wellness, and what you can do to manage your long-term health condition.

Unlike your annual physical exam, the focus of chronic disease management is on your disease and symptoms and the steps you can take to improve symptoms and prevent or delay disease-related complications. 

Who needs chronic disease management?

Anyone with a chronic disease benefits from chronic disease management at Collierville Family Health. Mrs. Reilly is an experienced family medicine practitioner who specializes in managing many chronic health conditions, including:

  • Diabetes
  • Hypertension (high blood pressure)
  • High cholesterol
  • Thyroid disorders
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  • Asthma

Mrs. Reilly provides care for people of all ages, including children. If your child has a chronic health condition like asthma, Mrs. Reilly can provide you and your child the support and care you need. 

What can I expect from chronic disease management?

You can expect compassionate, patient-focused care from chronic disease management at Collierville Family Health. Mrs. Reilly is the only provider at the family medicine practice, so you see her every time you come to the office. 

She spends time talking to you about your health, symptoms, and current concerns. She performs a physical exam, can perform lab work and reviews the types of medications you may need to take to manage your disease. She will also recommend lifestyle changes to improve your medical problems and promote overall wellness.

Mrs. Reilly will schedule regular follow-up appointments to monitor your disease and symptoms and adjust your plan of care as needed.

The goal of chronic disease management is to improve your symptoms, reduce your risk of complications, and improve your quality of life.

Learn more about chronic disease management at Collierville Family Health by calling the office or scheduling a consultation online today.