The doctor reviewed the blood work. Triglycerides, sodium, cholesterol, and glucose had all moved in the wrong direction, but the patient's weight had remained the same. You should really try to lose at least 10 pounds, he said.
As he does each time, he recommended diet and exercise. I nodded politely, as I always do to the man who holds the prescription pad.
|Angie Tribeca: "Hey doc, while I have you here,|
can I ask you to look at a little mole?"
The nurse came in and scheduled an appointment a year from today. I don't need more tests, but I do need to be monitored.