TREAT TO TARGET CONSULTATION

At Fusion Health Care we offer target consultation to achieve goals for Blood Sugar control , Blood Pressure control , Blood Lipid control and Target weight loss.

BLOOD SUGAR CONTROL

Goals are set for each and every patient for fasting sugar ,post lunch sugar ,Hba1c .In a young healthy patient who has not developed long standing complications of diabetes the desire level of control is

Fasting : 70-100

Post lunch : 70-140

Hba1c : < 6.5%

The goal is set at a higher level in very small children ,elderly , patients with nephropathy and autonomic neuropathy.

THESE GOALS ARE ACHIEVED WITH REGULAR FOLLOW UP OF PATIENT WITH THE DIABETOLOGIST ,DIETICIAN ,HOME GLUCOSE MONITORING AND TITRATING THE MEDICATION.



BLOOD PRESSURE CONTROL
  Systolic Blood Pressure Diastolic Blood Pressure
Normal <120 <80
Prehypertension 121-130 81-90
Hypertension >130 >90
 

We try to achieve normal Blood Pressure targets to prevent long term complications. This is done with regular follow up of patients with the Doctor ,Dietician ,home blood pressure monitoring and if required to titrate the medication.


BLOOD LIPID CONTROL

Cholesterol and triglycerides are required in normal levels for proper functioning of the body cells . The levels of these are increasing in patients due to metabolic disturbances.

Total Cholesterol : <175

Triglycerides : <150

LDL cholesterol : <100

HDL cholesterol : >45

This targets are achieved with regular follow up of patients to the clinic ,following medical nutrition therapy , physical training ,and pharmacological therapy.



WEIGHT MANAGEMENT

Obesity is a risk factor for many chronic disease like diabetes ,heard disease , hypertension ,polycystic ovarian disease to name a few.

BODY MASS INDEX is calculated using height and weight of the patient

Ideal BMI is 18-23 .Trying to achieve ideal BMI will be very difficult in many patients .In such patients target weight is set and this is achieved with the team approach at fusion health care.