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Chronic Disease Specialist

New Wave Physicians Group -  - Primary Care Practice

New Wave Physicians Group

Primary Care Practice located in Spring, TX

Chronic disease is a major health concern in the United States, affecting up to 60% of adults. These long-term health conditions require ongoing medical monitoring and care. New Wave Physicians Group in Spring, Texas, provides comprehensive primary care services, including chronic disease management. For patient-centered care, call the office or schedule an appointment online today.

Chronic Disease Q & A

What is a chronic disease?

A chronic disease is any condition that lasts longer than a year, requires ongoing medical management, or limits your ability to engage in your daily life. Chronic diseases are the leading cause of death and disability in the United States.

Though genetic and environmental factors may play a role in the development of a chronic disease, most have a link to lifestyle choices such as:

  • Use of tobacco products
  • Unhealthy diet
  • Lack of physical activity
  • Excessive use of alcohol

These behaviors may also affect the course of the chronic disease, leading to more health problems that affect your quality of life. 

New Wave Physicians Group specializes in diagnosing and managing chronic diseases. It provides care for patients of all ages, including pediatrics, adults, and geriatrics. 

What are the common types of chronic disease?

There are many chronic health conditions. However, the most common diseases are also those with a link to poor lifestyle habits.

The primary care providers at New Wave Physicians Group manage many of these chronic diseases, including:


Diabetes is a chronic disease that affects your blood sugar. When left uncontrolled, diabetes increases your risk of developing other health problems like kidney disease, heart disease, or neuropathy.

New Wave Physicians Group has a certified diabetes education center to provide ongoing support and care for people with diabetes.

High blood pressure

High blood pressure is a common chronic health condition that develops without causing symptoms. When you come in for your annual wellness exam or annual physical, your provider at New Wave Physicians Group measures your blood pressure to screen for this chronic health condition.

When left uncontrolled, high blood pressure increases your risk of developing heart disease or having a heart attack or stroke.

New Wave Physicians Group also manages thyroid conditions such as hypothyroidism (low levels of thyroid hormones) and hyperthyroidism (high levels of thyroid hormones).

How is a chronic disease managed?

New Wave Physicians Group takes a patient-centered approach to care and designs individual treatment plans to help patients manage their chronic disease. Management may include:

  • Lifestyle changes
  • Weight loss
  • Prescription medication
  • Routine visits with your provider
  • Diagnostic screenings

The goal of chronic disease management is to help you take control of your health condition and prevent or delay related health complications.

For expert chronic disease care, call New Wave Physicians Group or schedule an appointment online today.