Our thoughts are with Marc Orchant

Our thoughts are with Marc Orchant

Summary: Marc Orchant, who until recently blogged on ZDNet's network, had a heart attack on Sunday, according to his co-author at Blognation USA.Oliver Starr writes:At some time between 7:30 and 8:10 AM on Sunday Morning December 2nd, 2007, Marc Orchant, my fellow author on this blog, as well as one of my closest friends sustained a massive heart attack while working in his home office.

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Marc Orchant, who until recently blogged on ZDNet's network, had a heart attack on Sunday, according to his co-author at Blognation USA.

Oliver Starr writes:

At some time between 7:30 and 8:10 AM on Sunday Morning December 2nd, 2007, Marc Orchant, my fellow author on this blog, as well as one of my closest friends sustained a massive heart attack while working in his home office. At this time Marc is in critical condition at Presbyterian Hospital in Albuquerque, New Mexico, Critical Cardiac Care Unit, Bed 3. He is not expected to regain consciousness for the next 24 to 48 hours.

Oliver has more details on his post and we pray that Marc will recover back to full strength. Apparently, Marc was in fine health but had clogged arteries.

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  • While it's sad that things like this happen,

    I don't understand how you can say someone is in fine health, though their arteries are clogged. Clogged arteries are a serious health issue. As is evident by the recent hear attack. An annual check-up and a healthy diet coupled with regular exercise could have prevented this from happening. Thing is he doesn't look much over the age of 45 either... Either way,

    Good luck on the recovery Mr. Marc Orchant. ]:)
    Linux User 147560
    • fine health is relative

      Dear LinuxUser: Without a cardiac stress test and/or an angiogram, people like Marc appear to be in fine health, and an annual check-up by a GP wouldn't catch the occlusions that caused the heart attack. And the healthiest diet in the world won't help someone whose liver just loves to put out serum cholesterol. So it's very sad that this happened, and it's sadder still that all too many men and women can go through a standard annual physical, appear to be in fine health, and then have a severe heart attack nonetheless.
      josh16