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anon615 posted:
Here is what I just read. "While signs of calcification from a positive scan may help predict heart disease risk, a test result that shows very little or no calcification does not necessarily mean that you have no heart disease." So when someone announces that he is heart disease free because of a low calcium scan, no matter what his diet, his listeners can not take this as a sign that his diet is producing no heart disease. And what is worse, the person, no matter what his diet, is putting himself in danger if he relies on the result of this scan as proof that his current diet is protective.

jc3737 responded:
I agree.I have a friend who found his heart scan results not correlated with his angiogram.

In 2006 my heart scan calcium score was 0 but that is no guarantee although some claim there is a strong correlation between score and heart disease.Also scores can change dramatically in just 6 months time.

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