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Risk Assessment Tests

A healthy heart and a strong, lean body go together. If you gain weight over the years or become less fit, you increase your risk of a heart attack, stroke, and other heart-health problems. Heart disease is the number one killer in North America - for both men and women. Your risk soars if you are obese, diabetic, or have high blood pressure or high cholesterol.

Your doctor may already have warned your that your have one or more risk factors for a heart attack or stroke. Dr. Mirkin's 8-Week Plan will show you how to reduce your risk and increase your chances to live a long, healthful live. You need to understand and track your heart-health status. You will want to either ask your doctor to order the following tests or request them from a lab near year from our partner Health Check USA:

• HDL and LDL cholesterol (Lipid Panel)
• Triglycerides
• C-Reactive Protein (CRP)
• LP(a)
• Homocysteine
• Hemoglobin A1C (HBA1C)
• Blood Pressure (if tests are ordered online, you may want to purchase a blood pressure machine for you own personal use. For recommeded models, click here.

If you are participating in just the SHOW ME! Diet challenge you will want to order the following tests:

• HDL and LDL cholesterol (Lipid Panel)
• Triglycerides

To order tests online now, click here.

When you get your tests results back, record them on our Before and After Worksheet and discuss them with your physician or refer to Chapter One of The Healthy Heart Miracle book.