Love Your Heart

'LOVE YOUR HEART' AIMS TO REDUCE RISK OF SEVERE COVID-19 ILLNESS

 

By José A. Álvarez, County of San Diego Communications Office

Video by Suzanne Bartole

February 8, 2021 (San Diego) - Ninety-five percent of all San Diegans who have died from the novel coronavirus had underlying medical conditions and hypertension or high blood pressure was the primary condition.

LOVE YOUR HEART "SAVED MY LIFE"

 

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February 13, 2017 (San Diego) - He thought he was healthy.

Gabe Gutierrez was in his mid-20s and exercised almost daily. He was a vegetarian.

But a blood pressure screening at a Love Your Heart event six years ago showed otherwise. His blood pressure was extremely high.