Chronic Diseases

Internal Medicine & Primary Care Practice located in Cary and Morrisville, NC


Chronic Diseases services offered in Cary and Morrisville, NC

Chronic diseases are a leading cause of disability in the United States today. These health conditions require ongoing medical care and monitoring to prevent complications. At Cary Medical Clinic in Cary and Morrisville, North Carolina, expert internal medicine physician Neelu Agarwal, MD, and the team specialize in managing chronic diseases. We are NCQA certified for excellence in diabetes care. Taking a holistic approach to care, they focus on whole health, not your disease or symptoms. For help with chronic diseases, call the office nearest you or schedule an appointment online today. Telehealth appointments are available for your convenience depending on your insurance coverage. 

Chronic Diseases Q&A

What are chronic diseases?

Chronic diseases are health conditions that last a year or more and require ongoing medical care and monitoring. 


Today, chronic diseases are a serious health concern in the United States. Many chronic health conditions are caused by changeable lifestyle habits like poor nutrition, lack of regular exercise, and tobacco use. 


No matter the type or cause, chronic diseases require medical management to prevent complications. Cary Medical Clinic offers expert chronic disease care that helps people manage their health conditions. 

What are some common chronic diseases?

Cary Medical Clinic manages many chronic diseases. Some of the more common conditions they treat include:


  • Diabetes
  • High blood pressure
  • Heart disease
  • High cholesterol
  • Thyroid disorders
  • Endocrine disorders
  • Arthritis and joint diseases
  • Digestive diseases
  • Asthma and respiratory problems
  • Osteoporosis
  • Anemia and blood disorders


Cary Medical Clinic manages the health needs of all people ages 12 and up. If you have a chronic health condition that’s taking over your life, the practice can help.

When do I need medical care for chronic diseases?

You need medical care for chronic diseases when you have an illness that requires ongoing monitoring, use prescription medication regularly, or have a condition that affects how you live your life. If you have any type of long-term health issue, then you can benefit from chronic care at Cary Medical Clinic.


The frequency of your chronic disease visits depend on your diagnosis, symptoms, and health needs. The purpose of chronic disease management is to provide you with the tools and support that allow you to successfully manage your health condition at home. 

What can I expect from medical management of chronic diseases?

You can expect comprehensive, patient-centered care for your chronic disease at Cary Medical Clinic. Your health care provider takes a holistic approach to care, focusing on your whole health (not just your disease or symptoms).


They review your concerns and issues, perform a physical exam, and complete lab testing to assess your overall health and disease. Your provider talks to you about your condition and the treatments that can help manage symptoms, improve your quality of life, and prevent or delay complications.


Chronic diseases are manageable when you have the right support, and communicate your concerns to your healthcare provider. Call Cary Medical Clinic or schedule an appointment online today. We want to hear and see your progress and alleviate any concerns you may have about your disease and treatment.