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Preventive Medicine

Primary Care Practice located in Grand Prairie, TX
Preventive Medicine

Preventive Medicine services offered in Grand Prairie, TX

Preventive medicine is a proactive approach to health management. Sharan Allen, AGNP-C, and the team at A.L.M.S Community Health Center in Grand Prairie, Texas, provide primary care services to their underserved community. They offer preventive medicine to help you and your family stay well, giving you the education and support you need to manage your health. To find out more about preventive medicine at A.L.M.S Community Health Center, call the office or book an appointment online today. Telemedicine appointments are available.

Preventive Medicine Q&A

What is preventive medicine?

Preventive medicine is a specialized area of health care that focuses on promoting individual and community health and well-being. Instead of treating symptoms and diseases, preventive medicine practitioners take steps to prevent illnesses and the symptoms they cause.

A.L.M.S Community Health Center is a community-based practice that treats the whole family. They offer affordable membership-based services, helping underserved communities get the medical care necessary to maintain health and prevent disease.

What are some of the preventive medicine services?

A.L.M.S Community Health Center offers many services that help you and your family achieve the best health possible. Preventive medicine services include:

Wellness visits

Wellness visits are a benefit for those with Medicare Part B health insurance. During this visit,  your provider reviews your current state of health and works with you, creating or updating your preventive wellness plan to maintain health and prevent disease.

Physical exams

Physical exams are comprehensive evaluations of your whole-body health. An annual physical exam monitors your health from year to year, finding health issues before they become problems.

Vaccinations

Vaccinations are treatments that help your immune system fight off contagious diseases, preventing you from getting very sick. A.L.M.S Community Health Center offers vaccinations for all ages.

Weight management

Your weight influences your health, but getting to a healthy weight is difficult. The team at A.L.M.S Community Health Center has a weight management program that provides the tools and support you need to get to and stay at your healthy weight.

Chronic disease management

Chronic diseases like heart disease and diabetes are leading causes of disability and mortality in the United States. Chronic disease management at A.L.M.S Community Health Center monitors your chronic disease symptoms and provides ongoing care to maintain your health.

Why is preventive medicine important?

Preventive medicine is important because it may prevent or delay a chronic disease, helping improve the length and quality of your life. A.L.M.S Community Health Center is a one-stop-shop medical practice, offering accessible and affordable health care to all. 

To find out more about preventive medicine, call A.L.M.S Community Health Center or book an appointment online today.

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