June 25, 2008

Denver Non-Profit Offers Educational Conference on Vascular Disease

The Vascular Disease Foundation (VDF) is hosting the first annual "Keeping in Circulation: Focus on Vascular Disease," a one-day educational conference geared towards patients and family members who want current information about vascular disease including peripheral arterial disease (PAD), carotid disease, deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and aneurysms.

The conference offers a day of educational sessions from local and national vascular disease specialists as well as lively discussions and networking opportunities within the vascular community. Session topics include the latest advances in vascular disease research and treatments, vascular disease's connection with other diseases such as heart disease, stroke, high blood pressure, cholesterol, and diabetes, as well as information and ideas for daily coping, exercise, diet and improving your life.

Featured speakers include vascular surgeon Omar Mubarak, M.D. from Presbyterian/St. Luke's Medical Center; Judy Regensteiner, Ph.D., Professor of Medicine University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center; Dominic Yee, M.D. from Radiology Imaging Associates, P.C. & Invision; and Michael Podolak, M.D., C.A.Q. in Vascular and Interventional Radiology from Diversified Radiology of Colorado, P.C.

The event will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 16 at the Four Points Sheraton located at 6363 Hampden Avenue in Denver. For a complete agenda along with featured speakers, please visit www.vdf.org.

Conference registration is $25 ($30 after Aug. 1) and includes the complete conference program, lunch and a refreshment break. Registration is accepted online at www.vdf.org or by calling (888) VDF-4INFO or (888) 833-4463.

This event is sponsored by AstraZeneca, Life Line Screening, Humana MarketPOINT and University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center. Sponsorship opportunities are still available by contacting (303) 989-0500.

About The Vascular Disease Foundation

The Colorado-based Vascular Disease Foundation is the only national organization with the sole purpose of educating the public about vascular diseases. It is the most trusted source of credible, scientific and non-biased information on vascular diseases. For more information, call (888) VDF-4INFO or (888) 833-4463 or visit our Web site at www.vdf.org/.