Living Well

MyMD Personal Medicine patients work with Dr. MacDonell to create a custom wellness plan based on their age, health condition and personal lifestyle goals. Each patient is monitored to ensure achievement of their established plan.

Each patient’s wellness plan includes regularly scheduled screening tests and exams that emphasize prevention of disease.

These tests include a comprehensive review by Dr. MacDonell, who is an Internal Medicine Specialist, with recommendations on treatments or lifestyle changes with personal advocacy and coaching.

Wellness Plan

Includes screening for:

  • Cancer
  • Thyroid
  • Metabolic
  • Vitamin Deficiencies
  • Dermatology
  • Weight Goals
  • Immunizations Up-to-Date
  • Diabetes
  • Hormonal
  • Immune System
  • Mineral Deficiencies
  • Fitness
  • Mental & Physical Wellbeing
  • Other Concerns

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The Concierge Difference

At MyMD Personal Medicine, Dr. MacDonell can bridge the gap between the ever growing complexity of care and providing personalized attention. How do we do this? Dr. MacDonell structures his practice to see fewer patients and have more quality time for each person. That is why his patients know what it means to truly live well.

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MyMD Personal Medicine

Concierge medicine as practiced by MyMD Personal Medicine offers highly personalized medical services with immediate access to your internal medicine physician.  The private, small size of Dr. MacDonell’s practice allows him to devote more attention and time to your health care needs.

Exercise

As an athlete himself, Dr. MacDonell understands the role exercise can play in health care.  Whether dealing with sports-related injuries, or simply improving your exercise routine, Dr. MacDonell can help you find the best resources.

Exercise

One of the most important things you can do for your health is engage in regular physical activity.

The Bend Lifestyle

Exercise Can Help

  •     Control your weight
  •     Reduce your risk of cardiovascular disease
  •     Reduce your risk for type 2 diabetes and metabolic syndrome
  •     Reduce your risk of some cancers
  •     Strengthen your bones and muscles
  •     Improve your mental health and mood
  •     Improve your ability to do daily activities and prevent falls, if you’re an older adult
  •     Increase your chances of living longer

Not been exercising?

Benefits Over Risks

Even if you have been ill, or have not exercised for a long time, moderate-intensity aerobic activity, like brisk walking, is generally safe for most people.

If you have a chronic health condition such as arthritis, diabetes, or heart disease, Dr. MacDonell will help you determine any limits to your ability to be active. He will help you develop a physical activity plan that matches your abilities.

In almost all cased, the health benefits of physical activity far outweigh the risks of getting hurt.

Diet and Nutrition

Vitamins and minerals in the diet are vital to boost immunity and healthy development.

Diet and Nutrition

A healthy diet can protect the human body against certain types of chronic disease such as obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, and some types of cancer and skeletal conditions.

Benefits of healthy diet

Eat Right, Enjoy Life

Eating right and exercising regularly can help you avoid excess weight gain and maintain a healthy weight.

Good diet and nutrition can also boost energy.  We’ve all experienced a lethargic feeling after eating too much unhealthy food. When you eat a balanced diet your body gets the fuel it needs to maintain and regulate your energy level.

Balance and moderation

New Habits

Healthy diet and nutrition may require changes to your current habits such as adding more fresh fruits, vegetables, and whole grains or cutting back on foods that have a lot of fat, salt, and sugar.  Dr. MacDonell can help you learn about balance, moderation and variety in your diet.

Emotional Health

Your mental health has a profound effect on how you think, feel, and behave in daily life.

Emotional Health

Emotional health affects your ability to cope with stress.

Emotions can drive your

Physical Well-Being

Dr. MacDonell understand that mental and emotional health play an important role in your physical well-being.   He can help you explore various techniques for managing stress, getting enough sleep, or being involved in activities that give your life meaning and purpose.

Sometimes it’s more

Helping Us Cope

In situations where a specific mental health problem might be indicated, Dr. MacDonell can refer you to professionals in the field.  He stands ready to be your ally and health advocate.

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