What Is Preventive Health Maintenance?
Many of the most common diseases, including obesity, heart disease, and type 2 diabetes, can often be prevented by adopting healthy behaviors. At Lawrence Family Practice Center, it is our mission to help individuals lower their disease risk so they can enjoy a lifetime of optimal health and well-being. We offer a number of preventive health maintenance services, including comprehensive wellness checkups, immunizations, and screenings for many different conditions, such as cholesterol, high blood pressure, colorectal cancer, HIV, hepatitis, and more. Our seasoned family physicians treat patients of all ages at our office in Lawrence, KS. Schedule a preventive appointment today for yourself or a family member.
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"I have known Jessica a long time and because of that relationship I feel I can be open and straight forward about how I feel. Because of that open line of communication I think she can provide better care and I can be a better patient in knowing and understanding how to get better. Together we are able to achieve the common goal of better health. I truly appreciate and cherish Jessica and what she does everyday."- Anonymous / Healthgrades / Apr 12, 2023
Preventive Health Services We Offer
Preventive care includes customized services that fit the individualized needs of the patient. Your doctor may recommend certain health screenings based on your age, family history, and risk factors. We commonly screen for type 2 diabetes, HIV, hypertension, high cholesterol, depression, sexually transmitted diseases, obesity, tobacco use, and more. During preventive appointments, our physicians provide patients with personalized guidance regarding the ways they can lower their disease risk. Specifically, we emphasize the importance of building a healthy lifestyle through attainable habits, such as making healthy eating choices, staying active, getting plenty of sleep, lowering stress, and avoiding smoking.
Prioritize Your Health
At Lawrence Family Practice Center, we aim to help Lawrence, KS patients maintain great health over the course of their lives. Our caring team offers disease prevention services within a comfortable environment where patients are treated like members of our own family. Contact our office to schedule your visit, and learn more about the many types of insurance we accept.
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