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Medical Home - Preventive Care: The Best Way to Treat Illness is "Don't Get it"
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Preventive Care:  The Best Way to Treat Illness is “Don’t Get It”

It is simplistic to say, but the best way to treat any disorder is “don’t get it.”  This is particularly true in the case of Type 2 Diabetes, Hypertension and Obesity.  SETMA’s medical home is focused on health and wellness, which includes the prevention these most common disorders.  The following tutorials explain SETMA philosophy and plans in this prevention effort.

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    Assessing patients at risk for diabetes and giving them strategies for preventing the development of diabetes.

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    Recognizing that everyone who does not have hypertension at age 55, has a 90% life-time risk of developing hypertension strategies are recommended to patients for how to avoid hypertension.

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Preventive Health and Wellness Questionnaires Index