WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump, who delights in confounding well being consultants along with his junk meals cravings and disinclination to train, is “in superb well being”, his physician declared on Friday following an annual medical checkup.
“I’m completely satisfied to announce the president of america is in superb well being and I anticipate he’ll stay so during his presidency, and past,” chief doctor Sean Conley stated in a memorandum launched by the White Home.
It remained unclear how most of the check outcomes would ultimately be made public.
Final yr, every part from the president’s levels of cholesterol (excessive) to weight (too excessive at 239 kilos, or 108 kilograms) was launched.
Trump’s then chief doctor, Ronny Jackson — who has since run into bother over alleged moral misconduct — additionally held an unusually detailed press convention wherein he declared Trump to be in “glorious well being”.
On the plus aspect, Trump doesn’t smoke and is a famous teetotaler.
He says he’s by no means even had a beer.
Much less good: the previous actual property tycoon and actuality TV performer unashamedly embraces the sofa potato life.
Not for Trump the basketball classes that Barack Obama sweated by way of within the White Home, or the bike rides of George W. Bush.
Trump loves the extra sedate sport of golf, however rides a cart between holes and has stated that something extra strenuous is definitely dangerous in your well being.
“All my associates who work out on a regular basis, they’re going for knee replacements, hip replacements — they’re a catastrophe,” Trump instructed The New York Occasions in 2015.
Trump has described his chief train as strolling across the White Home compound and standing up at public occasions.
The 45th president’s food regimen, reportedly involving legendary quantities of Coke and pink meat, additionally appears to defy most medical doctors’ orders.
In line with Jackson final yr, Trump’s secret is genes. “Extremely good genes,” he stated. “It’s simply the way in which God made him.”
Printed in Daybreak, February 10th, 2019