Scripps Cardiologist Says Meth-Related Heart Failure Cases On Rise In Region

David Shaw,MD, cites statistics from his extensive research

A therapist counsels a methamphetamine addict with supporters helping out.

David Shaw,MD, cites statistics from his extensive research

David Shaw, MD, a cardiologist at Scripps Mercy Hospital, says heart failure cases related to methamphetamine abuse have significantly increased in San Diego County. Dr. Shaw cited statistics from his extensive research during an interview with NBC 7 San Diego.


View the segment on NBC 7 San Diego: Meth abusers at risk for little known but potentially deadly disease.

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