Originally Posted by misturanderson
Do you honestly believe that there is no discussion with patients about changing eating habits after a heart attack? Pretty sure that is a mainstay of the education one would get from their doctor. Whether ir not the person follows that advice is completely up to them.
In general, once a person has a heart attack or bypass surgery, they tend to seek out better habits out of fear. The question is the eficacy of such behavior in people who become complacent, even though they have stents, new vascular materials in their ticker or have other inteventions.