Peripheral Artery Disease

About Peripheral Artery Disease

Peripheral artery disease is a narrowing of the peripheral arteries serving the legs, stomach, arms and head. PAD most commonly affects arteries in the legs.

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PAD Resources

For Patients and Professionals



Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) affects over 8.5 million Americans and over 200 million people nationwide. The American Heart Association and the Anticoagulation Forum are joining forces to elevate awareness of PAD among patients and health care providers.

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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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Aralez Pharmaceuticals is a proud sponsor of the American Heart Association's efforts to educate patients about Peripheral Artery Disease.

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