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    My husband refuses to go to the doctor
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    nancydob84 posted:
    I am concerned that my husband is setting himself up for a heart attack but will not go to the doctor to have his blood pressure, cholesterol or sugar checked. Anybody else have the same problem? Any suggestions?

    Thanks

    Nancy

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    cbrucejohnson responded:
    Nancydob84, I feel your pain and I was like your husband. 42, fit,hard charging worker as a reporter and anchor for a DC TV station. a bit over weight, ate whatever I wanted, had a massive heart attack on the job, rushed to emergency room, saved my life, now into heart health, not just for men but women as well. have your husband read my story at http://brucejohnsonhearttoheart.com
     
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    nancydob84 replied to cbrucejohnson's response:
    Thanks very much Bruce. I really appreciate it. I will ask him to read your story.

    Nancy


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