80% of amputations could be prevented with early diagnosis.
Millions of people are not aware of PAD
Peripheral Arterial disease (PAD) is a circulatory problem where narrowed arteries reduce blood flow to the limbs. This effects not only legs but also heart and brain.
Did you know that over 200 million people have PAD and 70% of them do not experience symptoms and are not diagnosed?
greater chance of a heart attack or stroke for individuals with PAD
The Healthy Arteries Worldwide Campaign represents an outreach arm of the Peripheral Arterial Disease awareness project, focused on getting messages about the facts and consequences of this common disease into communities around the world.