Peripheral Artery Disease

About Peripheral Artery Disease

Peripheral artery disease is a narrowing of the peripheral arteries serving the legs, stomach, arms and head. (“Peripheral” in this case means away from the heart, in the outer regions of the body.) PAD most commonly affects arteries in the legs.

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Cold feet?

Legs and feet may hold clues to heart health.

Watch a webinar to learn if peripheral artery disease may be the cause of your patients' symptoms.

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PAD Tools and Resources

PAD Toolkit Go To Guide coverToolkit for Professionals:

Downloadable Patient Sheets:

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