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We found 6 providers with an interest in asthma and who accept Medicare Advantage near Davis, CA.

Dr. Sarah A Favila, MD
Specializes in General Pediatrics
2020 Sutter Place
Davis, CA
 

Dr. Sarah Favila's area of specialization is general pediatrics. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Davis Hospital, and Sutter Medical Group (SMG). Before performing her residency at Baystate Medical Center, Dr. Favila attended Tufts University School of Medicine. Dr. Favila accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Medi-Cal, and more. Her practice is open to new patients.

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Dr. Tilden Lizabeth Capen-Frederick, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
2030 Sutter Place; #2000
Davis, CA
 

Dr. Tilden Hughes' area of specialization is family medicine. Dr. Hughes is conversant in Spanish. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Hughes include general care. She is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Davis Hospital, and Sutter Medical Group (SMG). After attending Georgetown University School of Medicine, Dr. Hughes completed her residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Hughes accepts. She welcomes new patients.

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All Interests: Adolescent Issues, Women's Health Issues, General Care, Asthma, Preventive Care, Intrauterine Device

Dr. Jennifer Papazian Papazian, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
2030 Sutter Place; #2000
Davis, CA
 

Dr. Jennifer Clary works as a family practitioner in Davis, CA. Dr. Clary obtained her medical school training at the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine and performed her residency at Sutter Health Family Medicine Residency Program. She is especially interested in general care. Patient ratings for Dr. Clary average 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Clary honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Medi-Cal, and more. Her professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Davis Hospital, and Sutter Medical Group (SMG). Unfortunately, she is not currently accepting new patients.

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Dr. Steven John Smith, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
635 Anderson Road; Suite 10
Davis, CA
 

Dr. Steven Smith is a family practitioner in Davis, CA. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Davis, Dr. Smith attended medical school at the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine. In his practice, Dr. Smith focuses on general care. Dr. Smith is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Medi-Cal, and more. Dr. Smith is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Davis Hospital, and Sutter Medical Group (SMG). He is closed to new patients at this time.

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Dr. Jeffrey Kraig Katzenmeyer, MD
Specializes in Occupational Medicine, Family Medicine, Aerospace Medicine
2020 Sutter Place; #101
Davis, CA
 

Dr. J. Katzenmeyer works as a family medicine practitioner, occupational medicine specialist, and aerospace medicine specialist in Davis, CA. He has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Katzenmeyer's areas of expertise include general care. His professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Davis Hospital, and Sutter Medical Group (SMG). He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Katzenmeyer's practice is open to new patients. Before completing his residency at Sutter Health, Dr. Katzenmeyer attended medical school at the University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine. He is conversant in Spanish.

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Dr. Vona Britz Diener, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
2051 John Jones Road
Davis, CA
 

Dr. Vona Diener specializes in family medicine. In her practice, Dr. Diener focuses on general care. She is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Davis Hospital, and Sutter Medical Group (SMG). She takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Medi-Cal, and more. She is open to new patients. Dr. Diener obtained her medical school training at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine and performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Davis. In addition to English, she speaks Afrikaans.

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What is Asthma?

Asthma is a chronic lung disease where the tissue and airways of the lungs become extremely sensitive to certain substances. When these substances are breathed in, the lungs become inflamed. The muscles around the airways tighten and squeeze the lungs, and passages within the lungs swell and tighten. The airways themselves produce mucus, which further clogs the tightened, swollen airways. A person having an asthma attack finds it very difficult to breathe, and a severe attack can even be fatal.

Asthma affects people of all ages, but people with asthma are most often diagnosed as children. Symptoms can include wheezing, a tight feeling in the chest, shortness of breath, and coughing. Some people have mild symptoms all the time, and some people have no symptoms at all, but everyone with asthma is susceptible to occasional severe attacks or flare-ups of symptoms when they are exposed to triggers. Triggers vary widely but can include:

  • Allergens (dust mites, pet fur, mold, pollen, grass)
  • Irritants (smoke, pollution, dust, chemicals)
  • Viral infections
  • Physical activity, especially outdoors
  • Certain medications or chemicals in foods (aspirin, sulfites)

Treatment for most asthma patients involves three steps. Learn what your asthma triggers are and avoid them. Take a daily control medication, usually an inhaled corticosteroid, to reduce inflammation in the lungs. Also, have “rescue medication” with you at all times to take in case of a severe attack. These quick-acting inhaled medications relax the muscles around the airways and allow the lungs to open up for air.

There is no cure for asthma, but with treatment it should not interfere with your daily life and activities.