Chronic Disease Specialist

Natalia Southerland, MD -  - Family Physician

Brand New Med

Natalia Southerland, MD

Family Physician located in Waxahachie, TX

Management of a chronic disease requires the expertise of a knowledgeable, compassionate doctor. At Brand New Med in Waxahachie, Texas, Dr. Natalia Southerland is a board-certified family physician with many years of experience managing chronic conditions such as diabetes, high blood pressure, and asthma. Dr. Southerland offers same-day and next-day appointments to accommodate your schedule and ensure you maintain good health. Learn more about chronic disease management services by scheduling an appointment online or by phone today.

Chronic Disease Q & A

What chronic conditions can I get help managing?

Chronic disease management services are available both for diagnosing and treating conditions like:

  • Diabetes
  • Asthma
  • Thyroid disease
  • High cholesterol
  • High blood pressure

If you already have a diagnosis, Dr. Southerland creates a customized treatment plan to monitor your symptoms and treat them as needed.

If you suspect you have symptoms, or have a family history of a chronic medical condition, Dr. Southerland offers advanced diagnostics to determine your ongoing health needs.

What services are available for chronic disease management?

Dr. Southerland takes an integrative approach to managing symptoms and provides regular screenings and monitoring services. Management services ensure your quality of life isn’t affected by your condition and prevent the progression of the disease. She listens to your concerns with an empathetic ear and offers a variety of resources and educational tools to help you better manage your health.

For your convenience, Dr. Southerland offers on-site lab services, including blood work and urinalysis testing. She also offers in-office nebulizer treatments for chronic asthma conditions.

What options are available for chronic pain?

If your condition leaves you with persistent pain, Dr. Southerland provides direct referrals to other specialists for comprehensive care. She doesn’t provide narcotics or long-term benzodiazepines, but works with you to find the best resources to help you manage chronic pain conditions.

Can health coaching services help my chronic disease?

Health coaching can absolutely help. Dr. Southerland takes a whole-person approach to managing your chronic condition. She reviews your medical history and current lifestyle choices to determine what changes you can make to improve your overall health.

These changes may include improving your diet to incorporate more whole, fresh foods. If you can benefit from weight-loss guidance to help improve chronic disease symptoms and manage conditions like diabetes,  Dr. Southerland works with you to create an exercise program and diet to help you maintain an ideal weight.

Dr. Southerland is also a great motivator and certified personal trainer, helping you stay on track with your health goals and ensuring you’re doing what’s necessary to achieve good health and keep your condition well controlled.

To learn more about managing your chronic health conditions, schedule a consultation with Dr. Southerland by calling the office or scheduling an appointment using online booking.