Chronic Disease

Chronic Disease

Chronic disease is the leading cause of illness, disability and death in Australia. Tristar Medical Group is committed to assist in the prevention, treatment and management of chronic diseases.

The GPs and nursing team at your local Tristar Medical Group practice can assist in the management of chronic conditions such as diabetes, respiratory diseases such as asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), chronic kidney disease (CKD) and cardiovascular disease (CVD).

Cancer treatment

Our GPs can help to prevent further complications and relapse with your cancer diagnosis. They can make management plans, assess pain, nutrition, medication therapy, coping skills and assess your self-care needs. They are able to arrange for a multidisciplinary team to provide support and ongoing care. They can also provide education on your medication and treatment options.

Diabetes Management

Diabetes is the fastest growing chronic disease in Australia. There are approximately 1.7 million Australians living with the disease and an estimated 500,00 people living with undiagnosed Type 2 diabetes. Tristar Medical Group provide education in diabetes prevention, diagnosis and management. With proper management, people with diabetes can improve their quality of life.

Asthma Management

Tristar Medical Group Doctors and health care professionals can provide information, education and treatment for patients who suffer from asthma to increase the patient’s quality of life. Although at present there is no cure, asthma is a treatable health condition.  With good management, people with asthma can lead a normal active life. Please discuss with your doctor and health professional the best way to manage your asthma.

Cardiovascular Disease Management

The clinical staff at Tristar Medical Group can assist you with maintaining optimal Cardiac Health. Your GP can develop a plan with you to improve your understanding of the disease and help you in the management of its symptoms.

Tristar Konnect

Tristar Konnect allows GP’s to refer Patients with a Chronic Disease for GP Management Plans and Team Care Arrangements with an off-site Tristar Nurse who will contact the Patient and complete their Care Plan via phone.  Please see your GP for further information.