Preventive Care

Preventive Care

Preventive Care services offered in Norwood, MA

Preventive care is the key to staying healthy and minimizing your risk of illnesses and diseases. At Norwood Medical Associates in Norwood, Massachusetts, Savitha Gowda, MD, Suruchi Kaul, MD, and the team provide superior preventive care for adults of all ages. To learn more about your options, schedule an appointment by phone or request one online today.

Preventive Care Q&A

What is preventive care?

Preventive care at Norwood Medical Associates focuses on keeping you as healthy as possible and protecting you against diseases, disability, and premature death. Preventive care involves medical interventions or lifestyle changes carried out ahead of time, before severe health problems arise. It offers early detection of diseases before they cause complications.

What are the benefits of preventive care?

Preventive care at Norwood Medical Associates provides an array of benefits for your well-being, including:

  • Improved health
  • Reduced risk of illnesses and diseases 
  • Better disease management
  • Improved quality of life
  • Fewer symptoms
  • Medical cost savings
  • Longer life expectancy

Preventive care saves you time and money in the long run, as major medical expenses can lead to financial ruin and may cause bankruptcies. Such care allows you to live life to its fullest, as many diseases are curable when detected early.

What services are part of preventive care?

Norwood Medical Associates provides numerous preventive care services, including:

Medical exams

Medical exams allow your primary care specialist to detect illnesses, injuries, or diseases (or their risk factors) before they cause serious problems. Norwood Medical Associates wants to help patients avoid Type 2 diabetes, pulmonary hypertension, arthritis, obesity, and other conditions that could affect their quality of life.

Health education

Health education at Norwood Medical Associates offers valuable information regarding ways to reduce the risk of medical issues. Examples include getting high-quality sleep, maintaining an ideal body weight, exercising regularly, not smoking or drinking in excess, and eating nutritious foods. 

Disease screening

Screening for diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, or other conditions and detecting them early reduces the chance of disease progression or complications. 

Chronic disease management

If you have diabetes, hypertension, or another chronic disease, the Norwood Medical Associates specialists help you properly manage your condition to reduce worsening problems.


Getting vaccinated against illnesses and diseases reduces your chance of contracting them or having severe symptoms. 

Medically supervised weight loss

Maintaining an ideal body weight is one of the best ways to significantly reduce your risk of chronic diseases.

Urgent care

Norwood Medical Associates offers comprehensive urgent care services for anxiety, depression, anemia, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), heart disease, diabetes, hypertension, osteoporosis, high cholesterol, and numerous other conditions. 

Specialist referrals 

If you need care from another specialist for a severe or life-threatening condition, the Norwood Medical Associates providers can refer you. 

Schedule a preventive care evaluation at Norwood Medical Associates by phone or request one online today.