Disease Management Success Story: 58 y/o Admissions Clerk

Patient: Delores, a 58 year old Admissions Clerk

Diagnosis: Was identified through Medai with multiple co-morbidities including; COPD, Hypertension, High Cholesterol and Diabetes.

Circumstances: She maintained a very Sedentary lifestyle due to complaints of shortness of breath. When she enrolled in Health Coaching in April of 2010 her Blood Pressure measured 130/85, her fasting Glucose level was 120 and she was smoking a pack of cigarettes a day.

MCM Intervention: With the on-going assistance of her personal RN Health Coach and her PCP, Delores was able to quit smoking after 38 years, her blood pressure and glucose levels returned to normal and she was walking everyday as a means of routine exercise.

Outcome: Delores was thrilled with her successes and told her RN Health Coach, “I feel in control of my life again and I have a real chance at living a long, healthy life. I couldn’t have done this without your support, encouragement and belief in me. I feel like I’m me again!”.