Obesity Health Record Software
People with obesity should keep health records to better understand their body's response to various factors and track progress towards their weight management goals. A health journal can help them monitor symptoms related to obesity, such as shortness of breath, joint pain, or fatigue, and identify triggers that may influence their eating habits or physical activity levels. Regularly recording measurements like weight, waist circumference, and body mass index (BMI) can provide insights into their weight fluctuations and overall health progress.
Lab tests can help assess metabolic markers, cholesterol levels, and blood sugar levels, which are essential for managing obesity-related health risks. Medicines and treatments prescribed for obesity management should be recorded to assess their effectiveness. Doctor visits and consultations with nutritionists or physical trainers can be documented to keep track of advice and personalized guidance received.
Sample health journal entries that can be entered into Goopatient*:
Date: July 28, 2023
Will aim for a balanced #diet and regular #exercise routine to achieve a gradual and sustainable #weight_loss. Need to be mindful of emotional eating triggers and explore stress-relief techniques like meditation or yoga.
Felt slightly fatigued today, and noticed mild #knee_pain after climbing stairs. Need to focus on managing weight to alleviate pressure on joints.
Recognized that emotional #stress triggered unhealthy snacking in the evening. Will find alternative stress-relief activities.
Daily multivitamin and prescribed weight management medication Liraglutide 0.6 mg taken as per doctor's instructions.
Morning #weight recorded at 220 lbs, waist circumference measured at 38 inches, and #BMI calculated as 33.6.
#Blood_glucose levels checked in the morning, and results within the target range.
Visited #Dr.Brown and discussed progress in weight management
*These health records are not real, but compiled by Dr. Mike Stanton of the UCLA Health Center. The data that you put in Goopatient is totally private and stored only on your computer.