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Holiday Hearts & Healthy Corazones: Cardiovascular Disease Prevention for the At-Risk Latinx and Black/African American Populations

By Liz Helms

December 17, 2023


Latinos are more likely to have high blood pressure due to genetics, lifestyle, and diet which can increase the risk of developing heart disease. Our webinar “Healthy Corazones” will help you learn about the main drivers of cardiovascular disease within the Latinx community. José Alberto Arévalo, MD, FAAFP, President and Chairman of the Board of Directors Latinx Physicians of California will share his expertise to address the risks, prevention, and management of cardiovascular disease (CVD) for the Latinx community and author and heart transplant patient Eddie Garcia shares his personal story with CVD. Watch HERE!

Holiday Hearts” shares knowledge about the main drivers of cardiovascular disease within the Black/African American population which is at much higher risk for heart failure due to genetics, high blood pressure, diabetes, obesity and other factors. Learn more from Tom Hopkins, MD, known to his patients as “Dr. Tom,” is a board-certified internal medicine physician. He has served the medical needs of Californians since 1995, starting at a large, multi-specialty practice before opening his current private practice. Patients often recognize him as the chief medical correspondent from the Sacramento NBC-affiliate TV station, KCRA-3.