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Are You a SMuRF? The Importance of Advanced Lab Testing

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Are you a SMuRF? Standard Modifiable Risk Factors like high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and others. This week, Dr. Kahn discussed new data that heart attack victims that are SMuRF-less suffer more complications and death. Why? Inadequate testing and treatment. He emphasizes the lab work you must ask for to know the real status of your heart risk before you suffer a heart event. Learn more on this edition of Heart Doc VIP on Empower Radio.



About Dr. Joel Kahn:

Dr. Kahn is America's Healthy Heart Doc and Professor of Medicine. He is a summa cum laude graduate of the University of Michigan Medical School. He has been healing hearts for over 30 years. He founded GreenSpace Cafe in Ferndale, Michigan to extend his clinic to your plate. He is director of the Kahn Center for Cardiac Longevity focused on early detection and reversal of heart disease. He has authored 6 books and a national public TV show and hundreds of health articles. He was previously voted Sexiest Vegan Over 50 awarded by PETA and a Health Hero from Crain's Business Detroit. He can be found at