Christie’s been ‘been losing weight steadily’ since lap-band surgery, coping with hypertension

Gov. Chris Christie has been coping with high blood pressure the past two years but is fit to serve as the state’s chief executive, according to the governor’s medical report released Friday afternoon.

The governor has also been battling asthma for the past 30 years but both conditions are “well controlled under his current medical regime,” according to the medical report, which lists Christie’s lap-band surgery he underwent earlier this year.

“After he turned 50, Governor Christie has taken a very proactive role in his health. He is aware of being overweight and has taken several measures to address this issue,” the report reads. “He has adopted a healthy lifestyle including a healthy diet and regular cardiovascular exercise regimen.”

Christie’s doctor indicated the governor exercises four days a week for an hour in each session.

The physician also noted in the report that Christie has “been losing weight steadily” since undergoing his lap-band procedure in February.

“He has been very compliant with his treatment and follow-ups and has taken all the measures towards primary prevention of cardiovascular disease by aggressive management of his risk factors,” the doctor wrote.

Christie’s been ‘been losing weight steadily’ since lap-band surgery, coping with hypertension