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Preventative Medicine

Sierra Rose Family Physicians Medical Group, Inc.

Primary Care Physicians & Family Medicine Physicians located in Roseville, CA

Chronic diseases cause 70% of deaths in the United States. Preventive medicine focuses on preventing the onset of chronic disease. Ernestina Agresti, DO, and Linda Agresti, DO, at Sierra Rose Family Physicians Medical Group, Inc. in Roseville, California, specialize in preventive medicine and take a proactive approach to your health that not only prevents sickness, but also improves the overall quality of your life. To learn more about preventive medicine, contact the office by phone.

Preventative Medicine Q&A

What is preventive medicine?

Preventive medicine is a medical specialty aimed at stopping illness before it happens. The primary care physicians at Sierra Rose Family Physicians Medical Group, Inc. are preventive medicine specialists and consider your health and wellness a priority. They focus on protecting and promoting your health and well-being and reducing your risk of sickness, chronic disease, and disability. 

Why do I need preventive medicine?

More than 50% of people in the United States experience a chronic illness. Medical professionals, including the board-certified family medicine physicians at Sierra Rose Family Physicians Medical Group, Inc., consider some of the most common chronic diseases, including heart disease and diabetes, preventable. 

Preventive medicine at Sierra Rose Family Physicians Medical Group, Inc. is important because it provides the regular exams, health screenings, and the education you need to reduce your risk of developing a debilitating chronic disease. These routine exams and screenings may also help you live a longer, healthier, and more fulfilling life. 

What can I expect from preventive medicine care?

Preventive medicine is a proactive approach to health and individualized to fit your needs. The details of your preventive medicine care may depend on many factors, such as your:

  • Age
  • Sex
  • Personal medical history
  • Family medical history
  • Lifestyle habits

To better understand your health and wellness needs to prevent sickness, your provider at Sierra Rose Family Physicians Medical Group, Inc. performs comprehensive physicals when you come in for care. Your initial appointment may take about an hour. 

Your primary care physician may request diagnostic testing or health screenings to further evaluate your health and risk of disease. Sierra Rose Family Physicians Medical Group, Inc. performs many diagnostic tests on-site, including:

  • Electrocardiograms
  • Echocardiograms
  • Laboratory testing services
  • Spirometry
  • Ultrasounds

Based on the information gathered during your physical, your provider develops a treatment plan aimed at protecting and promoting your health and well-being.

What are preventive medicine treatments?

Your preventive medicine treatments are individualized based on your health needs and disease risk factors. Your preventive plan may include:

  • Personalized nutrition program
  • Exercise routine 
  • Guidelines for managing stress 
  • Sleep schedule
  • Vaccinations

Sierra Rose Family Physicians Medical Group, Inc. may ask you to schedule annual or bi-annual physicals to monitor your health and adjust your plan as needed. 

To get the compassionate and proactive care you need so you can take charge of your health, contact Sierra Rose Family Physicians Medical Group, Inc. by phone or online today to learn more about preventive medicine.