KPCC OnCentral: LA County Hypertension on the Rise
KPCC’s OnCentral discusses the rise of hypertension in Los Angeles County. Click the image below to read the full article.
High blood pressure in L.A. County is particularly bad on the Southside. Dr. Cesar Barba, the interim medical director of UMMA Community Clinic, recently said that high blood pressure accounts for more than 1 in 5 of their patient diagnoses. All told, UMMA tends to more than 1,200 hypertension patients.