Diagnosis: The patient has a diagnosis of diabetes, coronary disease, and COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder).
Medical History: Member entered Health Coaching program being treated for the above conditions as well as sleep apnea. He enrolled in the program after his MD stated that medical treatment would not do much to stop the progression of his disorders due to his obesity issue.
MCM Intervention: Health Coach provided guidance regarding dietary adjustments related to his conditions. Heart healthy, low fat food selections and cooking styles were reviewed to address cholesterol issues. Low carbohydrate(starch) guidelines were reviewed to reduce glucose(blood sugar) and calorie intake. Health Coach and Member worked together to develop a regular exercise plan to burn off both blood sugar and calories. Health Coach monitored Member’s progress and provided support of his efforts . Member has lost 36 pounds since dedicating himself to his goal of weigt loss. His breathing issues have improved, and he no longer requires an inhaler or oxygen. His MD has ordered blood work and expects cholesterol and glucose levels to be improved as well.