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Eric Paredes SAVE-A-LIFE Foundation - FREE SCREENING

posted May 22, 2019, 11:01 AM by SDPW webmaster   [ updated May 22, 2019, 11:05 AM ]

JUNE 30th, 2019

What We Do

Eric's Foundation provides free screenings to youth age 12 to 25 to identify cardiac abnormalities that may lead to Sudden Cardiac Arrest, with a vision to standardize cardiac screenings.

What is Sudden Cardiac Arrest

SCA is not a heard attack.  It's an abnormality in the heart's electrial system or structure that abruptly stops the heartbeat.  It's fatal in 92 percent of cases if not properly treated within minutes.  Abnormalities are typically congenital and possibly inherited, and can become more pronounced as young hearts grow.  Of the leading causes of young death (unintentional injury, suicide, homicide, cancer and heart conditions), SCA is the only killer that could be prevented.