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Man eating 'Triple Bypass' burger at Heart Attack Grill suffers heart attack

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The Heart Attack Grill, which glorifies calories and cholesterol, lived up to its name when a man chowing down on a "triple bypass burger" began experiencing chest pains, KVVU-TV reported.

"Nurse" Bridgett, a waitress who wears medical garb, said the diner, "was having the sweats and shaking," when the symptoms struck about midway through his burger Saturday night.

"Doctor" Jon Basso, who opened the restaurant in October, told the station at first he thought it was a joke. "One of the nurses came back to me and said, 'Dr. Jon, we've got a patient who's in trouble'."

Basso, who is not actually a medical doctor, called 911 and paramedics took the man to a hospital, where he reportedly was admitted.

"The gentleman could barely talk," said Basso. "He was sweating, suffering. Anyone with an ounce of compassion would've felt for him."

The Heart Attack Grill, which displays a sign on its door saying "Caution! This establishment is bad for your health," goes all-out when it comes to unhealthy food items. The menu offers Flatliner Fries, Butterfat Milkshakes and a "quadruple bypass burger" that can exceed 8,000 calories, according to the report. Diners who weigh more than 350 pounds can eat for free.

Read more: http://www.fox5vegas.com/story/16937627/man-suffers-heart-attack-at-heart-attack-grill?clienttype=printable

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