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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   hI
User :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you ?
User :   i have got high cholestrol , what diet do i need to follow
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Could you give me your height and weight please along with your age and sex ?
User :   ht. 180 cms , weight 72 kgs . age 32 , male
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   How about you cholesterol levels ?
User :   Doctor, i dont have the report with me right now
Doctor :   Actually your weight is absolutely fine for your height and age, Your Body Mass Index says you are fine.
Doctor :   Congrats on that part.
Doctor :   So I feel your cholesterol levels might not be high at all or at least not abnormally high .
User :   i'll provide the details in a minute
Doctor :   But still I would ask our dietitian to get in touch with you regarding your diet plan and exercise regime.
Doctor :   Ok
User :   LDL is 183
User :   HDL is 46
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   How about Serum Cholesterol,Triglycerides,VLDL ?
User :   VLDL is 23.4
User :   triglycerides is 117
User :   total chol. is 252
Doctor :   All the values are normal except for the S.Cholesterol & S.LDL which are Borderline or above the normal reference range by a small margin.
Doctor :   Which can be easily managed by your diet planning and exercise.
User :   Thanks Doctor for your time
Doctor :   Thank you for consulting me, Take care , bye for now.
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