Peripheral Artery Disease

What is Peripheral Artery Disease?

Peripheral artery disease (PAD) 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.

PAD Tools


PAD Toolkit Go To Guide coverToolkit for Professionals:

Downloadable Patient Sheets: