GP puts her heart into checkups
Now she is urging other GPs to be more aware of coronary heart disease (CHD) as a significant cause of death among women.
Three years ago, at the insistence of her husband, Dr Emanuel went for a heart check. Despite her mother undergoing a quadruple bypass aged 41, she had not been assessed before.
After an abnormal ECG and a positive stress test, she was diagnosed with stage B heart failure and cardiomyopathy.
“When a patient comes in now,