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Managing Metabolic syndrome in Adults: Dan Goes Dancing Dan Beck is 59 years old, semiretired, and lives with his wife in a midtown apartment complex. Dan was diagnosed with metabolic syndrome 10 years ago, and he has since gained 15 pounds. He attributes his weight gain to lazy afternoons in front of the television and frequent suppers at a local buffet restaurant. Though he plans to take his wife ballroom dancing on the evening of their wedding anniversary, Dan fears he will be out of shape and uncomfortable in the tight confines of his old suit. His wife suggests that the couple speak with a health professional regarding the management of his metabolic syndrome before attempting to lose weight. The following information is obtained at a recent medical follow-up. From the information gathered at his medical visit, how well do you think Dan is managing his metabolic syndrome? Why?

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Judith E. Brown
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ISBN: 9781305628007

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Managing Metabolic syndrome in Adults: Dan Goes Dancing

Chapter 17, Problem 2.1CS, Managing Metabolic syndrome in Adults: Dan Goes Dancing Dan Beck is 59 years old, semiretired, and , example  1

Dan Beck is 59 years old, semiretired, and lives with his wife in a midtown apartment complex. Dan was diagnosed with metabolic syndrome 10 years ago, and he has since gained 15 pounds. He attributes

his weight gain to lazy afternoons in front of the television and frequent suppers at a local buffet restaurant. Though he plans to take his wife ballroom dancing on the evening of their wedding anniversary, Dan fears he will be out of shape and uncomfortable in the tight confines of his old suit. His wife suggests that the couple speak with a health professional regarding the management of his metabolic syndrome before attempting to lose weight. The following information is obtained at a recent medical follow-up.

Chapter 17, Problem 2.1CS, Managing Metabolic syndrome in Adults: Dan Goes Dancing Dan Beck is 59 years old, semiretired, and , example  2

Chapter 17, Problem 2.1CS, Managing Metabolic syndrome in Adults: Dan Goes Dancing Dan Beck is 59 years old, semiretired, and , example  3

From the information gathered at his medical visit, how well do you think Dan is managing his metabolic syndrome? Why?

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