Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Expert Forum
About This Forum:

Questions in the Cardiovascular Disease Prevention forum are answered by Dr. Lee Kirksey, associate professor at The University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Sort by:
Last Post
Date Started
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Avatar_n_tn
Lee Kirksey, MD Feb 18, 2010
1
By 7318 Blank
I am a 58 yr. old male, 6 ft. 168 lbs, non smoker, non drinker, exercise regularly, normal cholestrol, but have a 25 ...
Avatar_n_tn
Lee Kirksey, MD Feb 15, 2010
1
By osiag Blank
My father’s A1C is 6.0 on his last test blood test. This seems to be a pretty good value. However, his serum glucos...
Avatar_n_tn
Lee Kirksey, MD Feb 11, 2010
1
By 7318 Blank
I am a 59 yr. old male, 6 ft. 168 lbs, non-drinker, non-smoker, non-caffeine user, with a 30 year history of PVC's. T...
Avatar_n_tn
Lee Kirksey, MD Jan 24, 2010
1
By osiag Blank
I ran for 18.5 minutes on a bruce protocol and hit100 % of my max HR as part o a stress echo. My understanding is th...
Avatar_n_tn
shubunkin2974Jan 21, 2010
osiagJan 21, 2010
shubunkin2974Jan 18, 2010
Lee Kirksey, MD Jan 24, 2010
4
By shubunkin2974 Blank
Hello! I have a question about my lab results. I am a 35 year old female. No medical problems, not overweight, do not...
Avatar_n_tn
shubunkin2974Jan 20, 2010
1
By osiag Blank
I am on 41 year male with strong family history of early CAD. I recent saw a cardiologist. My LDL was 80 and HDL wa...
Avatar_n_tn
osiagJan 14, 2010
Lee Kirksey, MD Jan 11, 2010
2
By osiag Blank
Although I have low LDL without statin therapy, I started a statin because of significant family history. Recent evi...
Avatar_n_tn
JaqutaJan 07, 2010
LowMacJan 07, 2010
JaqutaJan 06, 2010
LowMacJan 03, 2010
Lee Kirksey, MD Jan 02, 2010
7
By LowMac Blank
I'm an age-47 male thyroid patient (Hashimoto's thyroiditis) . A heart murmur was detected in my teens thought to ...
Avatar_m_tn
sailing123Dec 31, 2009
Lee Kirksey, MD Jan 05, 2010
2
By sailing123 Blank
(40 year old male) - I had an echo completed about 6 months ago showing an mildly enlarged left ventrical. Left ventr...
Avatar_n_tn
Lee Kirksey, MD Dec 30, 2009
1
By osiag Blank
Certain laboratories offer a cholesterol panel that breaks down LDL different patterns (ie, pattern A, pattern B, pat...
Avatar_n_tn
toby45Dec 30, 2009
Lee Kirksey, MD Dec 28, 2009
2
By osiag Blank
How do you view a reduction in both LDL and HDL? I have heard that the risk of CAD goes down proportionately with th...
Avatar_m_tn
Lee Kirksey, MD Dec 28, 2009
1
By Frantic1966 Blank
Hello. I have some concern and I wanted to get your opinion. In the last few days I have been feeling some discom...
Avatar_m_tn
Lee Kirksey, MD Dec 13, 2009
1
By ticker99 Blank
I’m a 63 y/o male with MVP (minimal regurgitation). In 2001 I underwent ablation to alleviate my PVCs that I have had...
Avatar_f_tn
Lee Kirksey, MD Dec 10, 2009
1
By greenwood112 Blank
Female, 32,No current regular medication. I hope it is ok to post in this group. There is no longer a posting fea...
Avatar_f_tn
Lee Kirksey, MD Dec 10, 2009
1
By Jesse1188 Blank
Dear Dr. Kirksey, Where is the right place to measure waist circumference to indicate CVD risk? I know the measuremen...
Avatar_m_tn
100165Dec 09, 2009
Lee Kirksey, MD Nov 29, 2009
2
By George1979 Blank
I am 26 years old and consider myself in good health except for a couple of things. After I left the military I start...
Avatar_m_tn
Lee Kirksey, MD Nov 12, 2009
2
By Mickey56 Blank
I just completed a tread mill stress test and a nuclear stress test. Briefly, the results are: 1) attained 100% tar...
Avatar_m_tn
Lee Kirksey, MD Nov 19, 2009
1
By MadMax2009 Blank
Dear Doctor, About 3 weeks ago I went to see my physician about some chest discomfort I'd been having. She listene...
Avatar_f_tn
Lee Kirksey, MD Nov 18, 2009
1
By tmf2009 Blank
Hello, my doctor did not clearly define exactly what normal sinus rhythm with atrial run is and could you please clar...
Avatar_n_tn
Lee Kirksey, MD Nov 18, 2009
1
By youngfred Blank
Dr., I'm 41 healthy male, who has had 4 episodes in last 6 months. Each time, I've had waves of nausea lasting a ...
MedHelp Health Answers
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
RSS Expert Activity
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
Emotional Eaters: How to Silence Yo...
Mar 26 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
1344197_tn?1392822771
Blank
Vaginal vs. Laparoscopic Hysterecto...
Feb 19 by J. Kyle Mathews, MD, DVMBlank
1684282_tn?1350782543
Blank
The Death by Heroin
Feb 03 by Julia M Aharonov, DOBlank