Our highly experienced diabetes management team focuses on various approaches, including lifestyle modification, diet management, and blood sugar control, with the most suitable medication and insulin treatment for each patient. We mainly concentrate on following cares:
- Diabetes screening and diagnosis
- Health Education for important diabetes facts
- Prevention strategies, including exercise and diet management
- Pharmacological intervention, including appropriate medication for each individual
- Initiation of insulin treatment and if necessary, managing diabetes with intensive insulin therapy through a combination of insulin
- Management of diabetes complications, including renal, eye and neural complications
Cholesterol management is very crucial to prevent chronic heart disease. The current clinical evidence suggests abnormally high cholesterol is the major risk factor for acute cardiac events. We offer lipid profile screening, including LDL (bad cholesterol), HDL (Good Cholesterol), triglyceride, and VLDL. Besides medication, life style modification (including diet and exercises) are also involved in our cholesterol management program. We can offer medication choices without muscular side effects.
At First Valley Medical Group, our major patient population falls in the geriatric age group. We are also very sensitive to our geriatric patients needs. Our valuable experience of providing health care needs of a large number of geriatric patients can be a one stop solution for the following geriatric health issues:
- Mental health: Memory and emotional well beings
- Osteoporosis and falls
- Vision and hearing loss
- Obesity and metabolic syndrome
- Cardiovascular disease
- Overactive bladder (Once a day treatment)
Obesity is associated with various health issues including, but not limited to, high cholesterol, diabetes, hypertension, chronic heart disease, and arthritis. Weight reduction is very important to prevent all obesity-related complications. At First Valley Medical Group, when it comes to weight management, we emphasize on all necessary treatment approaches, including physical activity promotion, diet management, and the most appropriate medication according individual patients needs, when necessary.
In order to encourage our patientsâ€™ participation in preventive services, we offer all necessary immunizations recommended by the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and World Health Organization (WHO). Our immunization servicesinclude Flu shot, Pneumonia shot, Hepatitis B shot, T-Dap shot, Shingles vaccine, etc.
Following screening services are also offered:
- Mammogram (Breast Cancer Screening)
- Alcohol misuse
- Pap smear (Cervical Cancer Screening)
- Chlamydia infection
- Hepatitis B
- Hepatitis C
- HIV screening
Our clinic offers convenient laboratory testing services for basic management of patients. We conduct various laboratory tests that include clinical biochemistry, hematology, urinalysis, microbiological, and serological testing. Our collaboration with renowned laboratories helps us to transmit a lab request and to receive laboratory results electronically. Our well experienced and certified phlebotomists make this process very convenient and hassle-free.
EKG: On-site EKG testing is provided for patients with heart disease, arrhythmia, and heart failure.
Memory testing: Computer-assisted memory testing is offered to our geriatric patient population to diagnose Alzheimer's disease and Parkinson disease