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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi
User :   How can I help you?
User :   It seems you have moved out of the chat window. Please log in back if you have medical queries
Doctor :   Are you back?
User :   hello, good monring doctor,
Doctor :   Good Morning
User :   what should be colestrol level in our body, LDL
Doctor :  
User :   mine is 219, got to know from the lipid profile, what should I do to reduce it
Doctor :   Can you share the other parameters of your lipid profile?
Doctor :   Also, it would be good to know your age and weight.
User :   i dont have the report with me right now, 278 yrs & 107Kgs
User :   height is 6.4''
Doctor :   Is it 27 yrs?
User :   Sorry 28 yrs
Doctor :   Do you have a family history of high cholesterol or Diabetes in your family?
User :   i remember hdl is 59
User :   no sir, not
Doctor :   Ok, the parameters are certainly high
Doctor :   though HDL is good
Doctor :   Your weight is a concern for me
User :   do i need to reduce weight
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   A 10% reduction in weight , ie 11 kg weight loss shall be much beneficial to you
Doctor :   Although the ideal weight for you should be 85 to 90 kg
Doctor :   I suggest to start concentrating on weight, exercise and low fat high fibre diet
Doctor :   for next 6 months
Doctor :   and then recheck the Lipid profile again at 3 months and 6 months
User :   Okay...but how will i know about the diet food etc
Doctor :   We have experienced dietitians who can help you in that
Doctor :   They can counsel you on your dietary habits
Doctor :   and design the diet menu which you can follow
Doctor :   I shall make sure that one of the Customer care team calls you and take it further with the dietitian
User :   should i approach dietician
Doctor :   We have dietitian counselling too and if you wish I can take it further with them
User :   please Sir
Doctor :   Can you confirm your mobile number?
User :   0000
Doctor :   Ok, you shall receive a call from the Customer care team and they shall guide you further
Doctor :   Let us summarise
User :   okay, thanks a lot for your kind suggestions.....
Doctor :   1) Weight loss, target can be 95 kg
Doctor :   2) Regular exercise, preferably jogging / cycling , 40 minutes per day
Doctor :   5 days a week
Doctor :   3) Repeat Lipid profile after 3 and 6 months from the start of the above lifestyle modifications
Doctor :   4) Dietitians assistance to acheive the results
Doctor :   Did you follow?
User :   yes sir
Doctor :   Is there any thing else I can help you with?
User :   no Sir, please make sure that i will get a call from your team on the Diet part, thank you so much for your help
Doctor :   Thank you for consulting me here.
Doctor :   Bye for now
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