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Preventive Medicine Specialist

Generations Family Practice

Family Medicine & Primary Care Practice located in Cary, NC & Raleigh, NC

To maintain exceptional health with a low risk of serious medical issues, preventive medicine is important. At Generations Family Practice, the skilled family medicine team offers preventive medicine care for people of all ages at the Cary, North Carolina, office. Call the office to schedule a visit or book an appointment online today.

Preventive Medicine Q&A

What is preventive medicine?

Preventive medicine at Generations Family Practice includes an array of services that keep you and your family healthy, reducing the risk of medical problems and serious complications. Routine visits with the Generations Family Practice team are among the best ways to maintain superior health for you and your family.

Which preventive medicine services are available?

Some of the many preventive medicine services available at Generations Family Practice include:

  • Men’s, women’s and children’s wellness exams
  • Medical weight loss
  • Cholesterol screening
  • High blood pressure screening
  • Health education
  • Breast cancer screening
  • Pelvic exams and Pap tests for women
  • Birth control for women
  • Prostate exams
  • Colon cancer screening
  • Skin cancer screening
  • Vision and hearing screenings
  • Psychological evaluations
  • Developmental evaluations in children
  • Sexually transmitted disease (STD) testing and treatment
  • Vaccinations

Generations Family Practice also offers COVID-19 vaccines.

What should I expect during preventive medicine appointments?

Things you can expect during routine wellness checkups at Generations Family Practice include:

Vital signs check

Specialists at Generations Family Practice assess your blood pressure, pulse, weight, body mass index (BMI), growth and development in children, and temperature during vital sign checks.

Medical history review

To determine which preventive medicine services are best for you, the Generations Family Practice team reviews your symptoms, medications, and personal and family history of disease.

Physical exam

Your provider completes a physical examination to assess your overall health and look for signs of illnesses and diseases. They evaluate your eyes, ears, throat, vision, hearing, and developmental milestones in kids. They offer prostate exams in men and pelvic and breast exams in women to screen for signs of cancer.

Diagnostic tests

Your specialist could recommend additional diagnostic tests based on your symptoms and risk factors. They may suggest tissue swabs, urine tests, blood tests, in-office X-rays, or other diagnostic procedures. 

Treatment

Common preventive medicine treatments available at Generations Family Practice include medication management for an illness or disease, medical weight loss, health education counseling, birth control for women, vaccinations, and more. Your provider personalizes each treatment to maximize your health outcomes. 


To learn more about preventive medicine at Generations Family Practice or to schedule a yearly wellness checkup, call the office or book an appointment online today.