Jackson, a Navy rear admiral who wore his uniform to the White House press room, said it's the first time he knows of that a cognitive test has been given to a sitting president.
"When I found out the President was undergoing a physical examination I jokingly said to my colleagues that his doctors should also administer the MoCA to see how his cognition is", says Dr. Nasreddine.
However, Dr. Jackson did admit that Trump's weight was an issue that he and the president were now working to get under control. "I have no reason whatsoever to think that the president has an issue with his thought process".
Amidst allegations from his opponents and some physicians about the status of his mental health, Jackson said that Trump asked him to conduct a test on him in this regard, even though it was not required by law.
"It's really an honour for me, " said Nasreddine, now affiliated with McGill and Sherbrooke universities in Quebec.
Cody Stanford says she might have bypassed the high tech echocardiogram and CT scan for a simple tape measure: "I would've done a waist circumference to match with the BMI to match with his history of heart disease".
Trump has agreed to get rid of 4.5-6 kg of body fat in the next one year by combining diet, exercise and medication.
President Donald Trump is reportedly healthy but needs to lose weight, eat healthy, and exercise.
"He has incredible genes and that's the way God made him".
Ronny Jackson had issued a blanket declaration that Trump was in "excellent health" after last Friday's exam, and promised to provide a fuller readout on Tuesday. A doctor asks the patient to say as many words that begin with a single letter given by the doctor.
According to Jackson, Trump is already planning to start a weight-loss regime.
The MoCA test assesses an individual's attention and concentration, memory, language, conceptual thinking, calculations, and orientation - among other functions.
Jackson gave the president's vital statistics as follows: height 1.9m, 108kg, resting heart rate 68, blood pressure 122/74. He'd like the president to lose 10 to 15 pounds over the next year. To figure out what causes the worrisome traits President Trump exhibits - disordered decision-making, an insatiable need for affirmation, little impulse control, confusion about facts, difficulty foreseeing consequences - you'd need more extensive tests, a psychological exam and an MRI.
Jackson said he didn't feel the test was necessary. "Those numbers qualify him for having heart disease", Gupta agreed, adding that he, too, finds it "concerning".