Our three phases of primary care... for a healthier family!

1. Prevention Our preventative strategies are time proven and if implemented by the entire family, give excellent results and lead to a healthier lifestyle form an early age
  • Family history of disease
  • Prenatal care and newborn screening
  • Birth weight and antenatal risk factors
  • Encouraging breast feeding
  • Immunizations
  • Periodic health screening
  • Healthy lifestyle choices
  • Limit TV and video games
  • Limit exposure to violence and high risk behaviors
  • Promote daily family physical activity
  • Monitor Body Mass Index for families

2. Early Recognition & Intervention We know that certain disease states manifest early in life and can have profound effects on overall health. Continue preventing and reducing environmental risk factors from an early age which leads to improved disease management and healthier adulthood.
  • Obesity
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Diabetes Type I & II
  • Tobacco exposure

3. Advocacy
  • Openly discuss and encourage a healthy lifestyle with your children.
  • Be your child's ROLE MODEL; children do as they observe and are taught.
  • Help other parents, teachers, coaches and pastors to teach and encourage children to make intelligent decisions regarding health and environmental tobacco exposure.
  • Enlist policy makers from local, state and national organizations and schools to support healthy lifestyles and proper diet choices.