New Initiative Aims to Advance Equitable Care and Address Hidden Threat of Amputation Related to Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD)

Through Save Legs. Change Lives.™, Janssen seeks to elevate PAD research, collaboration, education and screening for communities placed at increased risk of cardiovascular disease — Read on http://www.jnj.com/new-janssen-initiative-aims-to-advance-equitable-care-and-address-hidden-threat-of-amputation-related-to-peripheral-artery-disease-pad Through Save Legs. Change Lives.™, Janssen seeks to elevate PAD research, collaboration, education and screening for communities placed at increased risk of cardiovascular disease TITUSVILLE, N.J., March... Continue Reading →

First-Ever American Heart Association Webinar on Health Equity in Peripheral Artery Disease Talks Scope of Problem and Offers Solutions @American_Heart #ActAgainstAmputation @USC @KeckSchool_USC @WeAreLAHealth @ALPSlimb @USC_Vascular @APMA

The American Heart Association convened an interdisciplinary "all star" panel focusing on peripheral artery disease, team care, and patient-centered limb preservation. Chaired by Lee Kirksey, Vice Chair of Vascular Surgery, the program also included patient advocate JB Starks, University of Washington's Elina Quiroga, Yale's Carlos Mena, MercyOne Sioux City's Neal Khurana, West Virginia University's Samantha... Continue Reading →

Cut Off: The Impact of Amputation in One Black Community @TheState @ALPSLimb @VascularSVS @VascularCures @APMA

A stunningly impactful work of careful, long-form reporting from Andrew Caplan and Gina Smith of The State. It is data-rich and visually spectacular. Anyone interested in making a difference in this area should dive in! It contains data not only focusing on peripheral artery disease and chronic kidney disease, but also on "food deserts" and... Continue Reading →

Geographic and Socioeconomic Disparities in Major Lower Extremity Amputation Rates in Metropolitan Areas #ActAgainstAmputation @alpslimb

Geographic and Socioeconomic Disparities in Major Lower Extremity Amputation Rates in Metropolitan Areas What superb work by our colleagues Fanaroff and coworkers. Further evidence that the ZIP code lottery for amputation includes rural and urban areas. This article was featured on the American Limb Preservation Society (ALPS) site. Geographic and Socioeconomic Disparities in Major Lower... Continue Reading →

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