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Preventive Medicine Specialist

Aruna Koney, MD -  - Internist

Aruna Koney, MD

Internist located in Dallas, TX

Staying proactive about your health is critical for reducing your risk factors for chronic disease. Through the on-site preventive medicine services Aruna Koney, MD, offers at her Dallas, Texas, internal medicine practice, you can better manage your overall wellness. Dr. Koney provides a variety of on-site preventive screenings to protect you from chronic disease and ensure your body is functioning optimally. To schedule a routine physical or other preventive health screening, call the office or request a consultation online now.

Preventive Medicine Q & A

What is preventive medicine?

Preventive medicine is an aspect of health care that focuses on preventing chronic illnesses and diseases. The goal of preventive screening is to identify existing health conditions in the earliest stages when treatment is most effective.

Preventive screenings also help Dr. Koney identify specific factors that increase your risk of developing a chronic disease. You should schedule these screenings regularly, at least once a year, even when you’re not sick or experiencing symptoms.

What preventive medicine services are available?

In support of your good health, Dr. Koney offers a variety of preventive screenings and services, including:

  • Physical exams
  • Diabetes testing
  • High cholesterol evaluations
  • High blood pressure checks
  • Hormone testing
  • Pap Smear

Dr. Koney also provides all necessary immunizations and vaccines to protect you from contagious diseases, like measles, whooping cough, and the seasonal flu virus.

What can I expect during an initial preventive medicine evaluation?

During your first visit with Dr. Koney, you can expect to discuss your personal and family medical history. This information helps her determine if you have certain risk factors for chronic disease. She also evaluates your existing health and performs a thorough physical exam of your body, noting important details like:

  • Height
  • Weight
  • Skin health
  • Heart rhythm
  • Blood pressure

Dr. Koney also evaluates your diet, exercise regimen, job, relationships, and other lifestyle factors that have an impact on your health.

If you have an existing health condition, Dr. Koney reviews your current treatment and may request diagnostic testing to determine if your treatment is working well. You may also need blood work and other testing to screening for issues like high cholesterol or uncontrolled blood sugar levels.

By identifying diseases in their earliest stages, Dr. Koney can create a plan to ensure you get the treatment you need to prevent additional health complications.

If you need your flu shot or updates to other vaccinations, Dr. Koney provides them during your appointment. She also creates a recommended timeline for follow-up visits to manage an existing health issue or for routine physical exams.

If you’re looking for a physician experienced in preventive care, schedule a consultation with Aruna Koney, MD, today using the online booking feature or by calling the office. 

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