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Success Story: Averted Costly New Rx

HiRes_WOMANPatient: a 30 year old female

Diagnosis: The patient has a diagnosis of borderline hyperlipidemia.

Medical History: The patient has a history of borderline hyperlipidemia with poor compliance for health.

MCM Intervention: Since enrolling in the DM program the patient has received education and surveillance regarding balancing food groups, limiting portion sizes, and exercising routinely. The patient was eating larger amounts of starches in comparison with lean protein and garden vegetables. Additionally, the patient was not exercising. This caused the cholesterol to be elevated and resulted in weight gain which increased the patient’s risk for needing cholesterol reducing medication. The patient is eating a balanced diet which includes more garden vegetables, lean poultry, and has greatly reduced starches. In addition, the patient is adhering to routine exercise. The patient has lost ten pounds, has lowered her cholesterol ten points, moreover, has eliminated the need for cholesterol reducing medication.

By | 2016-04-06T14:49:06+00:00 February 11th, 2013|Success Stories|Comments Off on Success Story: Averted Costly New Rx

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