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Chronic Disease Management

AllCare Internal Medicine -  - A Private Medical Practice

AllCare Internal Medicine

A Private Medical Practice located in Scottsdale, AZ

A significant portion of Americans suffer from a chronic disease, such as diabetes, asthma, or high blood pressure. If you have a chronic condition, Dr. Kathleen Gerace will provide expert care in chronic disease management of your disease to avoid any complications and to continue to live a high quality of life. The practice in Scottsdale, Arizona features ankle-brachial index testing for peripheral artery disease, electrocardiograms (EKGs), on-site lab draws, X-rays, to get an accurate diagnosis of your health. Please call AllCare Internal Medicine directly or use the online booking tool for your convenience.

Chronic Disease Management Q & A

Why is it important to see a doctor for chronic disease management?

Chronic diseases are conditions that cannot only be cured but also managed with expert care and optimal lifestyle habits. Coordinated checkups, screenings, and education can help you avoid serious complications and live a predominant lifestyle.  

You benefit from chronic disease management at AllCare Internal Medicine if you have one or more of the following conditions:

  • Peripheral vascular disease
  • Asthma 
  • Cancer
  • Anemia 
  • Osteoporosis 
  • Heart disease
  • Carotid artery disease
  • High cholesterol
  • Anxiety or depression
  • Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes
  • High blood pressure
  • Arthritis 

The practitioners at AllCare Internal Medicine manage your condition based on your health, your specific symptoms, and your projected outcome. 

What is involved in chronic disease management?

As an Internal Medicine specialist, Dr. Kathleen Gerace often serves as the first point of medical contact for high-risk patients with heart disease, diabetes, and peripheral vascular disease.

Chronic disease management involves regular screenings and testing to measure any progression or complications associated with your condition. 

For high-risk heart patients, AllCare Internal Medicine works closely with cardiac specialist Dr. Himanshu Shukla and Dr. I-Hui Ann Chiang to offer further screenings, such as exercise stress testing, echocardiograms, vascular evaluation, and electrophysiology.

How are heart and vascular concerns managed?

Trust Allcare Internal Medicine to help you manage serious diseases of your vascular and cardiovascular systems. The team sees many high-risk cardiovascular patients, manages their medications and screenings, and provides in-house EKGs.

Peripheral vascular disease (PVD) can be evaluated with an in-house ankle-brachial index machine. PVD occurs when cholesterol and other substances attach to an artery wall, narrowing the arteries and restricting blood flow. Early detection helps prevent blockages that compromise your health and function.