Trump gives warning and prediction about his upcoming physical, Twitter erupts Video

Trump gives warning and prediction about his upcoming physical, Twitter erupts Video

In signing this executive order, Shulkin said, the president has provided "clear guidance to further ensure our veterans and their families know that we are focusing on ways to improve their ability to move forward and achieve their goals in life after service".

President Donald Trump leads a roundtable on policy initiatives related to prisons and prisoners at the White House on Thursday. The terse letter written by Trump's then-physician Harold Bornstein famously culminated in the declaration that Trump "will be the healthiest individual ever elected to the presidency".

A new bestselling book, Michael Wolff's Fire And Fury, portrays Trump, 71, as unfocused and childlike.

Body mass index (BMI) is a measurement combining height and weight. Bill Clinton was a runner who installed a jogging track at the White House.

Trump was 70 when he took office on January 20, 2017, making him the oldest person ever elected to the nation's highest office.

Trump takes a statin to control cholesterol, baby aspirin to prevent heart attacks and Propecia to treat male-pattern baldness. The doctor's 2016 letter said Trump's testosterone level, 441.6, was in the normal range, as were his PSA reading for prostate abnormalities and tests of his liver and thyroid.

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Friday's exam will not include a psychiatric evaluation of Trump, who boasted recently of being a "very stable genius". "This president works tirelessly for the American people". White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders has said the physician will probably follow the model for Obama when examining Trump.

There is no set template for the presidential exam. He reportedly downs 12 Diet Cokes a day. Questions have been raised about Trump's mental fitness.

The advisers also said one Trump meal in Chicago consisted of two Big Macs, two Filet-O-Fish sandwiches and a chocolate milkshake. He was the primary physician for President Barack Obama and now serves as the physician to the president for Trump.

Dr. Ronny Jackson, a Navy rear admiral who is the president's official physician and director of the White House medical unit, is coordinating the exam. Jackson provided care for President Barack Obama, conducting and supervising the last of three physicals Obama had during his eight years in office.

Dr Jackson was deployed in the Iraq War during the Bush administration as Emergency Medicine Physician in the Surgical Shock Trauma Platoon in Taqaddum in Iraq.

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