Hello, I have a few questions about cardiovascular disease before i take my husband to the dr ( but we are definitely going). My husband is 33 years old and we have just gone through a horrible tragedy in our family. His brother( 1 yr. older than him) just passed away from cardiovascular disease being 70 % blocked along with diabetes. His brother passed away at the same age and disease as their father so it is hereditary .My husband now thinks that he is going to die by next year and along with this he is dealing with the stress of his brother's passing . My question is what tests need to be done to check for this (ex. stress test, echo..) I just wanted to cover all my bases before going to the dr. and to make sure they will not over look anything . He is not the only one who is scared it's myself also and I am trying to look out for the best interest of my husband. And what type of diet should we do? Is cardiovascular disease a cholesterol thing . I'm sorry if i sound stupid but just trying to find out before we go . Thank you for your timeView Thread
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