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About P.A.D.

Additional Resources

The following sites provide additional information about P.A.D. and links to patient education materials:

National, Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute—part of the National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services—has additional information on P.A.D. in its Health Topics.

P.A.D. Coalition
The P.A.D. Coalition is an alliance of leading health organizations, vascular health professional societies, and government agencies that have united to raise public and health professional awareness about lower extremity P.A.D.  Information and patient education materials, including foot health brochures, a diabetes and cardiovascular disease tool kit, and other brochures and booklets are available through the P.A.D. Coalition's Patient Education Resources.

Photo: [Watering the garden] One in every 20 Americans over the age of 50 has P.A.D.