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Boy: Gram, can we go? Shopping is bor-ring.
Gram: Hang on...
Boy: Hey, what are those purple footsteps?
Gram: I don't know, let's follow them.
Boy: This one says P-A-D. What's P-A-D ?
Boy: It stands for Peri...
Gram: Peripheral Arterial Disease. It says that it's clogged arteries in your legs.
Boy: Do you have P-A-D, Gram?
Gram: I don't know.
Boy: This one says P-A-D slows you down. You're pretty slow, Gram.
Boy: ...and people over 50 get it. You're even older than THAT!
Gram: Watch it!
Boy: You COULD have P-A-D.
Gram: You know, you're right. I'll ask my doctor about it. Now...can we GO?
Announcer: P-A-D raises the risk of heart attack and stroke, especially if you're over 50, smoke, or have diabetes or heart disease. Follow the purple footsteps at www dot ABOUT P-A-D dot org to learn more. That's ABOUT P-A-D dot org.
A MESSAGE FROM THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES AND THE NATIONAL HEART, LUNG, AND BLOOD INSTITUTE.