Dr. Wilson: Nice to see you. How have you been feeling?

Mr. Jackson: Fine – no problems really.

Dr. Wilson: Good. Are you taking your medications regularly?

Mr. Jackson: Yes – taking them like clockwork, every day when I have breakfast.

Dr. Wilson: Any problems with them?

Mr. Jackson: No, not that I’ve noticed.

Dr. Wilson: Good. How’s the diet going?  I see your weight is up a little since last time.

Mr. Jackson: Well I try, but it’s hard.  Those donuts at work are tempting.

Dr. Wilson: Mmm hmm.  How about exercise?

Mr. Jackson: I try to go for walks like you said, but I’ve been really busy.  I get out once or twice a week.  My wife and I are trying to do it together.

Dr. Wilson: That’s good.  Doing it with someone can really help.  Still not smoking?

Mr. Jackson: Yeah, doing good on that.

Dr. Wilson: That’s really great. How about alcohol -- do you sometimes drink beer, wine, or other alcoholic beverages?

Mr. Jackson: Sure, but I stick with beer so I figure it’s not much of a problem.


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