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diaDexus, Inc. and Living Heart Foundation Offer the PLAC(R) Test to Detect Hidden Risk for Heart Attack and Stroke in Retired NFL Players
Date:9/29/2008

>"I'm thankful the LHF has incorporated the PLAC Test into their health program, as it was an eye opener for my overall health," said David O'Brien, former NFL player for the Minnesota Vikings, New York Giants and St. Louis Cardinals. "I never had heart problems, and my cholesterol was under control so I assumed I was not at risk for a heart attack or stroke. The PLAC Test identified my hidden risk for these events and enabled my doctors to prescribe an aggressive treatment program to lower my risk."

diaDexus is donating the PLAC Test kits for the LHF cardiovascular risk assessment and disease prevention program.

About diaDexus

diaDexus, Inc., a privately held diagnostics company based in South San Francisco, is focused on the development and commercialization of patent-protected in vitro diagnostic products addressing unmet needs in cardiovascular disease. For more information, visit http://www.plactest.com or http://www.diaDexus.com.

About the Living Heart Foundation (LHF)

Living Heart Foundation (LHF) is a 501 (c) (3) entity with a national network of hospitals and physicians that unite to fight cardiovascular disease (CVD). The Foundation emphasizes CVD awareness, education, objective testing, early diagnosis and credible research. The 5-year-old ongoing NFL retired player screening/study has a database of over 1,400 former players.


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