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  • I had CABG x 5 last year at 48 and am interested in this group, but I live in Los Angeles. Is this an online group? Thanks, -Sal Savo- ------------------------------ Sal Los AngelesCA ------------------------------

  • Sadly, I can't drink V8. It would give reflux. Isn't very high in sodium? I on a low sodium diet. ------------------------------ Janis MINER Rochester NY ------------------------------

  • Hi Michael. I'm sure you're going to find some reasoning in having a less invasive surgery, but read all you want. If your doctor is telling you the best way to take care of your heart is full OHS, then I would listen. I had a world renowned cardiologist ...

  • Hi Michael, Welcome to this great group. I had surgery in March for my ascending aorta, root (bio-Bentall procedure) and valve. I was 67 at the time. My ascending aorta was around 4.9cm, but after decades of monitoring it, my valve forced the issue. ...

  • Dear Janis, ??I have a V-8 juice every day. It is the equivalent of either one or two servings of vegetables. I buy the cans, not the bottle, no reason, except that it is easier. No fuss and it tastes good. I never was a big vegetable eater and this ...