Chronic care at HippoMed Wellness Clinics includes evaluation, diagnosis, and medical management of chronic diseases that commonly affect people of all ages. For example, Dr. Jenks at HippoMed Wellness Clinics cares for patients with:
Dr. Jenks also offers cancer screening and can refer out to highly-trained specialists as needed. He continues to coordinate your care while you see the specialist.
The main benefits of chronic care with Dr. Jenks include fewer disease symptoms, a lower risk of serious complications, a longer life expectancy, and a better overall quality of life. For added patient convenience, HippoMed Wellness Clinics offers telemedicine appointments in addition to in-person visits.
To find out if you have a disease requiring chronic care, Dr. Jenks checks your weight, pulse, blood pressure, and other vital signs. He asks questions about your medical history, symptoms, if you have any, and medications you might take.
Depending on your symptoms and risk factors, Dr. Jenks might recommend you undergo specific diagnostic tests. Examples include blood tests, urine tests, asthma or allergy testing, electrocardiogram (EKG), or sexually transmitted disease (STD) testing.
Dr. Jenks at HippoMed Wellness Clinics personalizes each chronic care treatment to match your health history, lifestyle, and preferences. He uses a holistic approach combined with modern medicine. Dr. Jenks offers:
HippoMed Wellness Clinics follows up with you via telemedicine or in-person visits to ensure your treatment is working as designed. Dr. Jenks can adjust your treatment plan as needed to keep you healthy and reduce the risk of complications.
If you’re due for an annual physical or suspect you have a medical problem requiring chronic care, schedule an appointment at HippoMed Wellness Clinics by phone or online today.