It’s all about the numbers

Dr Jason Kaplan 

Cardiologist in private practice with the Sydney Cardiology Group.

PAUL, a 54-year-old Caucasian banker, comes to you for a cardiovascular risk assessment after a good friend of his had a sudden cardiac event.

He currently jogs 7km four times a week and has no current cardiovascular symptoms. He smokes about five cigarettes a day, more when he is stressed.

His father has