Trump, not particularly vigilant about diet, to get physical exam

President Donald Trump Dr. Ronny Jackson speaks during the daily White House press briefing at the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House Jan. 16 2018 in Washington

"This afternoon at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, the president participated in a second periodic physical examination", Sean P. Conley, DO, the physician to the president, said in a statement.

However, Ronny Jackson, the White House doctor, said that the president needed to lose the best part of a stone, follow an exercise routine and curb his appetite for fast food.

The president has considered golfing his exercise-though he navigates the course in a cart-but has not played for more than two months due to the government shutdown.

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Jackson, a navy rear admiral, has since run into trouble over alleged ethical misconduct. and a different team assessed 72-year-old Trump this time. He is not known to exercise beyond his beloved rounds of golf.

Trump has admitted he has not hewn closely to his diet plan. With the White House kitchen too understaffed to cater a meal, Trump stepped in: He ordered burgers, french fries and pizza.

Trump's former physician, Dr. Ronny L. Jackson, became an Internet sensation past year for his public pronouncement that Trump has "incredibly good genes". He said Trump's blood pressure was 122 over 74, and his total cholesterol was 223, which was higher than recommended.

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"The president received a diet and exercise plan previous year after his annual physical, but the president admits he has not followed it religiously", said White House spokesman Hogan Gidley.

Donald Trump gave a thumb's up, but did not respond to reporters'questions about how he was feeling. He will advise the president on topics including veterans' issues, the opioid crisis and health issues at the U.S. -Mexico border.

According to a CNN report, the physical is expected to be conducted by Dr. Sean Conley who took over for Ronny Jackson previous year.

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Last year, doctors checked the president's eyes; ears, nose and throat; heart; lungs; gastrointestinal tract; skin; and teeth. Trump's hearing was not tested, The exam stretched past four hours.

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