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Cardiometabolic 2 Quiz Question 2

The essay questions in this quiz correspond to a case study that is based on information you encountered in this module. Please read the case study thoroughly and submit a text answer below each question. You will initially be rewarded full points for each question so you can proceed in your certification sequence. Once one of our staff reviews your essays, you will be awarded final points as well as feedback on your response.

Case Study: 

51 yo male

CC: Chronic pain, low energy, low sex drive

Sx: Barrel chested, large abdomen, gets SOB when walking up steps/ uphill. Acid reflux. Low back and knee pain, reduced ROM in neck. 

Hx: Throughout his life he always maintained a “thick, muscular build” without much effort but in the past 10 years, he has slowly and steadily put on weight. Common activities are making him feel winded and generally “out of shape.”


  • This man is a software engineer. He works 8-10 hour days and is mostly sedentary.
  • On the weekends, he enjoys watching sports, going out to eat, and drinking good beer.
  • He eats a carb and meat heavy diet and occasionally adds a salad or sauteed vegetable mix.
  • He snacks on chips and pretzels in the afternoon and eats mindlessly while he is working.
  • He sleeps regularly from 11-6 but feels like he has restless sleep and wakes feeling groggy.
  • He drinks 4 shots of espresso in the morning and has caffeinated sweet tea throughout the day.
  • He is looking to improve his energy, physique, and sex drive for himself and in pursuit of a female companion.