Television


About RTÉ Television
How Long Will You Live?
How Long Will You Live? Revisited RTÉ One, Tuesday 8.30pm

Series 4: Programme 5

Christy Davy

32 year old Christy Davy lives in Naas. He is a musician by night and a house dad by day; he has two children under the age of 3.

He's struggled with his weight all his life and is currently obese but his children have given him a renewed incentive to tackle his problem and increase his life expectancy.

Dr Mark Hamilton helps Christy to find ways to change a lifetime of bad habits, including an introduction to the joys of forest archery.

Results after first medical:

Blood pressure
140/99
Ideal Target 120/80

BMI
58 (Obese)
Ideal BMI 19 - 25

RESPIRATORY EXAMINATION
Sleep Apnoea Syndrome
Course of Action:
Full Sleep Study

CHRISTY'S 8 WEEK PLAN
Improve Diet
Investigate Sleep Apnoea Syndrome
Slowly Increase Activity
Explore cause of comfort eating

Final Results:

WEIGHT
BEFORE: 165 kg (26 stone)
AFTER: 149 kg (23 stone 7 lbs)
WEIGHT LOSS: 16kg (2 stone 7 lbs)

BLOOD PRESSURE
BEFORE: 140/99
AFTER: 130/70

LIFE EXPECTANCY
BEFORE: 62
AFTER: 73

FOR MORE INFORMATION ON SLEEP APNOEA
IRISH SLEEP APNOEA TRUST
The Secretary
Irish Sleep Apnoea Trust
PO Box 8440
Dublin 24
TEL: 086 605 3891
EMAIL: info@isat.ie
WEBSITE: www.isat.ie

MEDICAL TESTING & SLEEP STUDY
Christy had a full medical screening and underwent a Sleep Study at the Aut Even Hospital in Kilkenny.

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

NUTRITIONIST
MARGOT BRENNAN
The Auburn Medical Centre
Castleknock
Dublin 15
TEL: 01 280 4839
EMAIL: dietitian@margotbrennan.com
WEBSITE: www.indi.ie

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.

PSYCHOLOGIST
RUTH YODER
Clinical Psychologist
The Connolly Counselling Centre
297 Beechwood Court
Stillorgan
Co. Dublin
TEL: 01 2100600
WEBSITE: www.counsellor.ie

PHYSIOTHERAPIST
NIAMH COFFEY
Physiotherapist
St Columcille's Hospital
Loughlinstown
Co. Dublin
TEL: 01 211 5245

FIELD ARCHERY
Meath and Co. Cork
TEL: 023 8843998
MOB: 087 1233117
WEBSITE: www.rebelcorporate.com

QIGONG
Contact: Eddie Dowd
The Healing Rooms
Main Street Medical Centre
Naas
Co. Kildare
Tel: 045 898875
E-mail: info@irishqigongassociation.ie
Web: www.irishqigongassociation.ie

Mark and Christy
Mark and Christy