Monday, 22 January, 2018

Doctor Says Trump 'Is In Excellent Health' After Physical

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Melinda Barton | 13 January, 2018, 07:21

They also underscore the importance of Jackson carrying out the evaluation of Trump's mental health and neurological functioning (and making appropriate referrals) by pointing out that an expert group tasked with assessing a president's neurological status-as former President Jimmy Carter proposed-has not yet materialized.

How much of Trump's health information is released to the public is up to the president, but Sanders said she expects the White House to release the same kind of details past presidents have made public. In the year that has followed, many in the media have pointed to the president's unhealthy eating habits and rotund body type as a way to push back against claims from the White House that Trump is in good health.

According to the, housed in Trump's Department of Health and Human Services, older patients should have brief annual assessments for cognitive impairment as part of their well-care exams under Medicare.

The White House determines what data will be released from the exam. Trump is not compelled to release any information, and there is no template for the presidential exam. Jackson is expected to take questions about the results from reporters on Tuesday.

"The days in which a president could hide health problems, even major ones, from the public are rightly gone".

"Like other countries that have merit-based immigration, President Trump is fighting for permanent solutions that make our country stronger by welcoming those who can contribute to our society, grow our economy and assimilate into our great nation".

Trump has said he takes statin, a drug created to lower cholesterol levels.

The exam came after a new best-selling book portrayed Trump, 71, as unfocused and childlike.

The White House said tests of the President's mental health will not be carried out during the scheduled exam with Ronny L Jackson at Walter Reed military hospital later today.

Trump was 70 when he took office on January 20, 2017, making him the oldest person ever elected to the nation's highest office. Dr. Jackson performed President Barack Obama's last few presidential check-ups.

No, there is no requirement that a person has to have a medical exam of any kind while they serve as president.

Do presidents have to have a physical while they are in office? He seems to get little exercise beyond swinging a golf club, as he spends most of his time on the course traveling in an electric cart.

"When George W. Bush had my job at a substantially younger age, he submitted himself to a wide battery of tests from a team of doctors, and he released detailed results".

"Trump's appetite seems to know no bounds when it comes to McDonald's, with a dinner order consisting of two Big Macs, two Filet-O-Fish, and a chocolate malted", the excerpt stated. He reportedly downs 12 Diet Cokes a day.