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Preventive Health Maintenance in Lawrence, KS

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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.

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.

Preventive Health FAQ

How often should I schedule preventive health appointments?
The frequency of preventive health appointments varies based on individual factors such as age, medical history, and existing health conditions. Generally, it's recommended to have at least an annual wellness checkup. However, depending on your specific health needs and risk factors, your physician at Lawrence Family Practice Center may recommend more frequent visits.

Can lifestyle changes really make a difference in preventing diseases?
Absolutely, lifestyle changes can have a profound impact on preventing diseases. At Lawrence Family Practice Center, we focus on helping patients incorporate these healthy habits into their daily lives to prevent disease and enhance their overall well-being and quality of life.

Are there preventive services specifically for children and adolescents?
Yes, Lawrence Family Practice Center offers preventive services tailored to children and adolescents to support their healthy development and prevent illness. By addressing health concerns early and promoting healthy lifestyle choices from a young age, we aim to set the foundation for a lifetime of good health.

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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