11 May 2017

Samoan mother wants more awareness of Long QT

From , 3:04 pm on 11 May 2017

A Samoan mother of three wants to raise awareness about the heart condition, Long QT syndrome, after being diagnosed with it recently.

Te'eva Matafai visited her family doctor thinking she had a cold, only to be surprised when told she had this disorder.

She says that it's a common condition, but she thinks New Zealanders need to be more aware of Long QT syndrome.

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