Bridge City Family Medical Clinic

Chronic Disease Management

Primary Care, Mental Health & Wellness serving Portland, OR

Chronic Disease Management

Chronic Disease Management Services offered in Portland, OR

If you’re one of the 133 million Americans with a chronic disease, you can find the consistent medical care you need at Bridge City Family Medical Clinic. The experienced medical team provides personalized chronic disease management services for adults and children. The specialists use evidence-based treatments to help you manage diabetes, heart disease, asthma, and other chronic conditions. Call the Portland, Oregon, office to schedule a chronic disease management consultation or book an appointment online today. 

Chronic Disease Management Q&A

What is chronic disease management?

Chronic disease management refers to the medical services you need to address chronic health conditions. These conditions typically require ongoing medical care to prevent additional complications.

Bridge City Family Medical Clinic offers adults and children comprehensive chronic disease management services. The medical specialists take an integrative approach to diagnosing and treating a range of chronic health issues.

They focus on traditional, naturopathic, and holistic treatments to manage your condition in the long term and improve your overall wellness.

Why would I need chronic disease management?

You can benefit from the chronic disease management services available at Bridge City Family Medical Clinic if you already have a diagnosis of:

  • Asthma
  • Allergies
  • Stroke
  • Diabetes
  • Heart disease
  • Hypertension (high blood pressure)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

The medical team also provides preventive screenings through their primary care services to identify chronic diseases in the earliest stages. You might need routine screenings if you have risk factors for disease, such as a family history, a sedentary lifestyle, or a history of smoking.

What can I expect during my initial chronic disease management consultation?

During your initial chronic disease management appointment at Bridge City Family Medical Clinic, the medical team reviews your personal and family medical histories. They also discuss any symptoms you have and assess your lifestyle and diet.

Your provider completes a physical exam and may order blood tests and other lab work. If you have asthma or another lung disease, you might also need chest X-rays or other diagnostic imaging tests.

Based on the nature of your condition, the team customizes a care plan to manage your condition in the long term. For instance, if you have diabetes, the team can prescribe medications, recommend meal plans, and show you how to check your blood sugar levels. They can also suggest lifestyle changes you can make to support your overall health.

Through regular follow-up visits, the providers continue to evaluate your health and ensure your quality of life is high. The providers can refer you to a specialist if you need specialized care for cancer or other chronic conditions.

Call Bridge City Family Medical Clinic to schedule a chronic disease management consultation or book an appointment online today.