Diabetes is a growing epidemic that affects almost 1 million adults in the state of New Jersey. Controlling blood sugar (glucose) levels is paramount to preventing complications of the disease. Dr. Kai specializes in the management of diabetes and will help you to make a personalized treatment plan to achieve and maintain healthy glucose levels. Dietary changes, exercise, weight reduction and medications together or individually may be the answer to a healthier you.
High Blood Pressure
High blood pressure (HBP) is a symptomless “silent killer’ that quietly damages blood vessels and leads to serious health problems. When left uncontrolled, HBP increases the risk of heart attack or stroke. If you’re having a difficult time managing your blood pressure, Dr. Kai can help. In collaboration with Dr. Kai, build your personalized treatment plan, learn 10 lifestyle changes you can make to lower your blood pressure, which medication is right for you and what barriers are preventing you from reaching your health goals. While there is no cure for HBP, using medications as prescribed and making lifestyle changes can enhance your quality of life and reduce your risk of heart disease, stroke, kidney disease and more.
As many as 20% of adults in the United States get the flu every year. Usually, you'll need nothing more than bed rest and plenty of fluids. But if you are experiencing severe flu symptoms, have an infection or are at higher risk for complications, Dr. Kai can administer a quick flu test and provide treatment to relieve your symptoms.
Women have many options when it comes to preventing pregnancy. So many, in fact, that determining the best method can be difficult. Dr. Kai helps you to navigate your options and to determine the type of birth control that best fits your needs. To schedule a birth control visit, call the office today.
Every year, more than 20 million people in the United States contract a sexually transmitted disease (STD). Many STDs don’t cause symptoms, and the only way to know that you have one is to get tested. At KinFolk Family Health we offer testing, diagnosis and treatment for STDs in a safe, non-judgmental environment. Get the treatment you deserve and need.
About 1.1 million people in the United States are infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), and about 15% of them aren’t aware that they’re infected. Dr. Kai can prescribe pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) to protect from infection if you engage in sexual activity with partners of unknown HIV status.
Transgender and Non-Binary identified individuals face many obstacles when it comes to access to quality health care, including discrimination and stigma. Dr. Kai understands personally the hurdles you face when it comes to medical care. As a specialist in the field of Transgender and Non-Binary health, Dr. Kai is equipped to address your health and primary care needs, including hormone therapy.