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do you need to follow a diet and exercise program after heart bypass surgery?

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Dr. Mark Stern
Cardiology 46 years experience
Yes: Yes you should, unless you want to get another bypass sooner rather than later.
Dr. Thomas Namey
Rheumatology 48 years experience
Of course!: Both diet and exercise are as important as meds! it is a bad diet and lack of exercise that promotes heart disease. Please add smoking.

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