Scince 1997 Chef Don's EF has risen to 44 from 18 and remained stable all these years. During this same period he has been able to cut his medications down from eight meds to three and cut those three in half. He has kept his 500 mg of sodium per day stable and often consumes less than 500.
It's a program he created and one that works without gimmicks. "It's not a diet," he has written more than once, "it's a lifestyle."