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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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.
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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