AED.com Encourages Kidd Kraddick Fans to Examine Their Heart Health
Following the death of radio host Kidd Kraddick due to cardiac arrest, AED.com would like to encourage everyone to work with their doctors to identify any potential heart problems. AED.com also advocates the use of efficacy of AEDs for cardiac arrest patients.
Brentwood, TN (PRWEB) July 31, 2013
The cause of death for nationally syndicated radio host Kidd Kraddick was announced on Monday to have been cardiac arrest stemming from an arrhythmia caused by an enlarged heart and cardiac disease. Kraddick was only 53 years old, so his death came as a shock to his many fans.
On the day of his death, Kraddick was attending the third annual Kidd’s Kids charity golf tournament at a Louisiana country club. He began to feel ill at the tournament, and his colleagues decided to drive him to a local hospital. He lost consciousness on the drive likely suffering cardiac arrest at that time. After arriving at the hospital, doctors were unable to revive Kraddick.
AED.com offers our sympathy to Kraddick's friends, family, fans, and the children who benefited from his charity. Moriah Lutz-Tveite, Marketing Production Coordinator at AED.com, states, "We would like to encourage everyone regardless of age to schedule regular doctor appointments and speak with their physician concerning possible risk factors for heart problems." AED.com would also like to remind the public of the lifesaving potential of automated external defibrillators or AEDs which, according to a recent study published by the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, elevates cardiac arrest patient survival rates from 5% to nearly 40%.
AED.com sells and services both new and recertified AEDs. The company is located in Brentwood, TN and serves over 20,000 customers in all 50 states and over 40 countries worldwide. For more information, please visit: http://www.aed.com/.
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