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2014-06-25 12:30:14

Love Your Limbs(TM) Campaign Highlights Peripheral Arterial Disease FREDERICKSBURG, Va., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Older adults who experience leg cramping or heaviness when walking short distances may think it's a normal part of aging, but these symptoms can signal a serious medical condition called peripheral arterial disease, according to healthcare providers with Virginia Interventional & Vascular Associates (VIVA). VIVA is helping raise awareness in the Fredericksburg region...

2012-04-14 23:03:15

Peripheral artery disease, which covers problems in the arteries supplying the legs, arms and most organs, is often overlooked or misdiagnosed in women. Harvard Women's Health Watch offers tips for identifying and treating this all-too-common and potentially debilitating condition. Boston, MA (PRWEB) April 13, 2012 If ever a disease deserved a new name, peripheral artery disease is it. "Peripheral" smacks of something on the sidelines. Nothing could be further from the truth. Peripheral...

2011-09-29 23:34:13

Clinicians from across disciplines set forth strategies to improve patient care, save lives Peripheral artery disease, or "PAD," is a common and dangerous condition that affects tens of millions of Americans -- often unknowingly -- and can restrict blood flow to the legs, kidneys or other vital organs. PAD, which remains underdiagnosed, is often a sign of a more widespread accumulation of fatty deposits in the heart, brain or legs and, if untreated, it is one of the most common causes of...


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