Success Story: Averted Progression of Disease

HiRes_WOMANPatient: a 53 year old female

Diagnosis: The patient has a diagnosis of Coronary Disease.

Medical History: Member entered Health Coaching program at risk for coronary disease due to elevations noted in her total cholesterol, LDL (bad) cholesterol and triglyceride level.

MCM Intervention: Member and Health Coach discussed eating habits and cooking styles. Health Coach reviewed heart healthy food choices for reduction of fat intake as well as alternative cooking styles to reduce cholesterol content of food. Member and Health Coach worked together to develop a regular exercise plan to improve her overall health. Member adjusted her lifestyle to comply with the plan of action. Her total cholesterol has dropped 13 points. The LDL value is down 107 points. Her triglycerides have been reduced by 18 points. The lipid(fat content in blood) panel results are now in the desired range through her dedication to the lifestyle adjustments recommended.