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Series 4: Programme 2

Áine O'Brien Farrell

49 year old Áine O'Brien Farrell lives in Waterford; she's a graphic designer and is married with 2 children.

She has Type 2 diabetes and she's keen to avoid having to take insulin.

Dr Mark Hamilton and a team of experts, including endocrinologist Dr Mary Ryan, want to help her improve her diabetes management.

They also are keen for Áine to take a fresh approach to her lifestyle and have a range of suggestions on offer, including an inspiring session flying birds of prey.

 

RESULTS AFTER FIRST MEDICAL & FITNESS TESTS:

BMI 35
Obese
Healthy BMI: 19 - 25

HbA1c 8.2 %
Healthy Level: < 6 %
(HbA1c is a measurement of glycosylated haemoglobin in blood. It indicates how well diabetes is being managed)

Visual Screening
Normal

STRESS ECG TEST Positive
Course of Action:
Angiogram

AINE'S 8 WEEK PLAN
Improve Management of Diabetes
Change Diet
Increase Activity
Time Management

Final Results:

WEIGHT
Before: 102 kg (16 stone 1lb)
After: 93 kg (14 stone 9 lb)
WEIGHT LOSS 9kg

BMI
Before: 35
After: 32

BLOOD PRESSURE
Before: 140/85
After: 130/70

HbA1c
Before: 8.2%
After: 6.4%

LIFE EXPECTANCY
Before: 70
After: 82

USEFUL INFORMATION

DIABETES FEDERATION OF IRELAND
TEL: 1 850 909 909
WEB: www.diabetes.ie
(Lines open 9 am)

MEDICAL TESTING
AUT EVEN HOSPITAL
Dr Mary Ryan MD
Consultant Physician and Endocrinologist
Freshford Road
Kilkenny
056 7775 275
auteven@mcm.ie

NUTRITIONIST
MARGOT BRENNAN
The Auburn Medical Centre
Castleknock
Dublin 15
dietitian@margotbrennan.com

Margot is a consultant dietitian and nutritionist. She works privately and also with the IRISH NUTRITION AND DIETETIC INSTITUTE.
INDI, Ashgrove House, Kill Avenue, Dun Laoghaire, County Dublin.
Tel: 01 280 4839
www.indi.ie

BREAD MAKING
Olivia Goodwillie
Lavistown House
Kilkenny
TELEPHONE: 056 7765145
WEBSITE: www.lavistownhouse.ie
EMAIL: lavistown@eircom.net

HAWK FLYING
Tommy Byrne
Woodlands
Ardattin
Co. Carlow
TELEPHONE: 087 223 0226
WEBSITE: www.woodlandsfalconry.com
EMAIL: info@woodlandsfalconry.com

TIME MANAGEMENT
AN COPPENS
B/Right Business Coaching
1G The Atrium
Blackpool Business Centre
Blackpool
Cork
TEL: 021-4824370
WEBSITE: www.brightbusinesscoaching.com
EMAIL: help@brightbusinesscoaching.com
Mark with Áine O'Brien Farrell
Mark with Áine O'Brien Farrell