Chronic diseases are common, affecting 60% of adults in the United States. These long-term illnesses include heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure, obesity, high cholesterol, kidney failure, and others. These diseases must be managed for the patient's survival. These are the leading causes of death and disability in the USA. At In Good Health PC in Las Vegas, Nevada, Thomas Sharon, DNP, MPH, ARNP-BC, takes a patient-centered approach to chronic diseases, developing plans that best fit your lifestyle and health. For comprehensive care from a provider who genuinely cares about you and your health, call the office or schedule your in-office or telehealth appointment online today.
Chronic diseases are health conditions that last six or more months, are difficult to treat, and get worse over time. You can develop a chronic disease at any age, but it’s more common in older adults.
Common chronic diseases Dr. Sharon treats at In Good Health PC include:
Dr. Sharon is an experienced nurse practitioner and primary care provider specializing in adult and geriatric medicine and chronic disease management. Dr. Sharon takes an individualized approach to care, creating plans that benefit your health and suit your lifestyle.
You can expect a thorough evaluation when you visit In Good Health PC for a chronic disease consultation. Dr. Sharon listens intently to what you have to say. He wants to know your life story and your health concerns and goals.
He also reviews your medical and family history, performs a physical exam, and runs lab work to assess your health and look for signs of damage related to your chronic disease.
Dr. Sharon customizes your chronic disease treatment plan based on your health history, symptoms, and personal preferences. Before making any specific recommendations, he always asks for your input.
Treatment for chronic diseases may include:
Dr. Sharon closely monitors your health and symptoms and coordinates your care so you get all the services you need to manage your health condition.
Dr. Sharon believes everyone should have access to the health services they need whenever they need them. He uses telehealth and artificial intelligence (AI) to monitor your health remotely while you go about your daily routine.
Dr. Sharon uses the information he gathers from his remote patient monitoring (RMP) system to adjust your plan so that it best fits your needs. For his patients who need and want extra care and attention, Dr. Sharon offers concierge medicine.
For expert chronic disease management from a provider who puts you and your health first, call In Good Health PC or schedule an appointment online today.