WTMJ is teaming up with the American Heart Association to raise awareness about the nation’s number one killer- heart disease.
Today, we share the story of Pat Treutelaar.
In 1974, when she was just 34-years-old, Pat suffered five heart attacks and coded during her catheterization.
She became the youngest female bypass patient in not only Milwaukee, but the world.
Pat sat down with WTMJ’s Gene Mueller. Hear more in the player above.
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