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Preventive Medicine Specialist

South Auburn Medical Clinic

Family Medicine & Aesthetics located in Auburn, WA

Regular physical exams and other preventive care may seem unnecessary, but it can save your life and save you time and money in the future. At South Auburn Medical Clinic in Auburn, Washington, Alfred Aflatooni, MD, encourages all of his patients to keep up on their health and prevent health complications before they occur. To keep up on your preventive care, call South Auburn Medical Clinic today to book your appointment.

Preventive Medicine Q & A

What is preventive care?

Preventive care is the part of keeping up on your health that helps protect you from future diseases and complications. Many people neglect preventive care assuming that, since they’re perfectly healthy now, they don’t need to worry about their health. This misconception causes them to neglect their health care and miss critical early signs of dangerous health conditions.

What are the benefits of preventive care?

Preventive care helps you form a relationship with Dr. Aflatooni. He becomes familiar with your health and lifestyle so he can easily detect changes in your health. Preventive care helps you avoid some of the most common medical disorders or treat them early, including:

While keeping up on your care, Dr. Aflatooni gives you guidance for lifestyle changes to preserve or improve your health. He can help you stop smoking or drinking, lose weight, or adjust your diet.

What steps can I take to keep up on preventive care?

At South Auburn Medical Clinic, Dr. Aflatooni specializes in preventing diabetes and cardiovascular diseases like heart attack, stroke, and high blood pressure.

He uses the latest and most effective technologies to catch early warning signs of these conditions and treat them. Your preventive care might involve:

Regular physical exams

As you age, it’s important for you to visit the clinic regularly for physical exams, even if you feel healthy. Dr. Aflatooni monitors your weight, blood sugar levels, cholesterol, movement, and more to ensure your body is functioning properly.

Nutritional counseling

Dr. Aflatooni gives you guidance on how to eat healthily and get the nutrition you need. Eating properly keeps you healthy and feeling energized while controlling your weight. It even prevents complications like high cholesterol, high blood pressure, and diabetes.

Lifestyle changes

For optimal health, you might need to make some significant lifestyle changes. After assessing your health and asking you questions about your lifestyle and medical history, Dr. Aflatooni suggets lifestyle changes to preserve your health. He can help you learn to exercise regularly and stop bad habits like smoking and excessive drinking.

Medications and natural supplements

Dr. Aflatooni prescribes medications and supplements to keep you healthy. He may give you natural supplements, like those that regulate your blood sugar, or prescription medicines to lower your blood pressure.

To keep living your healthiest life and make necessary improvements, call South Auburn Medical Clinic today to book your appointment for preventive care.