by Polsdorfer R

Resource Guide for Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD)

RESOURCES

Address: American Heart Association National Center 7272 Greenville Avenue Dallas, TX 75231

Phone: 1-800-AHA-USA-1 (1-800-242-8721)

Internet address: http://www.americanheart.org

Description of services provided: AHA provides information about peripheral artery disease, clinical trials, lifestyle changes, and local affiliates.

RESOURCES

Address: 10201 Lee Highway, Suite 500 Fairfax, VA 22030

Phone: 1-800-488-7284

Internet address: http://www.sirweb.org

Description of services provided The Society of Interventional Radiology provides general information about PAD, screening guidelines, clinical trials, and self-testing. Their website also offers information about the “Legs for Life” PAD screening program.

RESOURCES

Address: 1075 S. Yukon, Suite 320 Lakewood, CO 80226

Phone: 303-989-0500 1-866-723-4636 (US toll free)

Internet address: http://www.vdf.org

Description of services provided: This site provides a glossary, FAQs, and a physician finder sponsored through the American Association of Vascular Surgeons.

RESOURCES

National Address: 222 Queen Street, Suite 1402 Ottawa, ON K1P 5V9

Phone: (613)569-4361

Internet Address: http://www.heartandstroke.com

Description of services provided: The Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada provides educational materials about heart attack, stroke, and other heart conditions. The national voluntary health agency’s mission is to reduce disability and death from cardiovascular diseases and stroke.

Revision Information

  • Reviewer: Brian Randall
  • Review Date: 10/2012
  • Update Date: 10/11/2012

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