Dr. Robert Kopitsky, interventional cardiologist and medical director of the inpatient cardiac catheterization laboratory at Missouri Baptist Medical Center, inserted a stent in Satz's left anterior descending coronary artery.
had a 100 percent blockage," Kopitsky
"A lot of these people feel like they're invulnerable because they're so young," Kopitsky
"So it's a real wake-up call when they come in at these ages."
recommends that adults get baseline measurements of their blood pressure, cholesterol and blood sugar levels starting in their mid-20s and then every two years after that, especially if they're overweight or smoke.