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Chronic Disease Management Specialist

Calabasas Medicine

Daniel Rosen, MD

Concierge Medicine & Board Certified Internal Medicine Physician located in Calabasas, CA

Almost half of the United States’ population suffers from one chronic condition. If one of those people is you, you know how much it can affect your quality of life. But board-certified internal medicine physician Daniel Rosen, MD, and his team of dedicated health care professionals help protect your health and well-being with chronic disease management. They stay on top of your condition and help you feel your best. If you live in or around Calabasas, California, book an appointment at Calabasas Medicine to take control of your chronic disease.

Chronic Disease Management Q & A

What is a chronic disease?

A chronic disease is a condition that continues for an extended period. On the other hand, an acute condition comes on suddenly and is often temporary. Chronic conditions are usually complex cases with multiple contributing factors. 

Some chronic diseases cause physical deterioration over time, but chronic disease management helps prevent or slow that process. Chronic conditions often appear later in life after lifelong exposure to risk factors.

What are the risk factors for developing a chronic disease?

One of the risk factors for chronic disease is genetics. If a family member has a condition or you carry certain genes for it, you have a higher likelihood of developing it. Age is also a contributing risk factor. Although some chronic disease risk factors are out of your control, there are several preventable risk factors many chronic diseases have in common:

  • Smoking
  • Obesity
  • Sedentary lifestyle

By being aware of risk factors that can make you more predisposed to chronic disease, you can take proactive steps to preserve your health. 

Which chronic diseases can you help with?

Dr. Rosen and his team offer assistance with an array of chronic conditions. They commonly see patients with:

  • Diabetes
  • Migraines
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Heart disease
  • Chronic pain
  • Crohn’s disease
  • COPD

The staff can also help with other autoimmune disorders and conditions that aren’t listed here. 

How do you manage a chronic disease?

Dr. Rosen’s team is dedicated to keeping you healthy to help you get the most out of life. Anytime you have a concern, you can see them, and they can coordinate your care. Dr. Rosen and his team stay with you throughout your health care journey, getting to know you, and your health personally and becoming your best advocate. 

Part of coordinating your care involves regular check-ins to gauge treatment effectiveness and monitor your medications. The staff provides physical exams, labs, and screenings to regularly assess your health.

Along with physical assessments, the physicians help you manage your chronic disease with relevant lifestyle guidance. They provide counsel for pain management, exercise, diet, coping strategies, and behavior modification.

Sometimes a specialist is necessary to manage certain aspects of your condition. For that, Dr. Rosen can provide referrals to specialists for more complex chronic care management.

To take a proactive role in managing your chronic condition, get in contact with the office to schedule your first appointment today.