VDF seeking new Board members 2013

VDF seeking new Board members 2013

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Stories of Inspiration : Rita

Stories of Inspiration : Rita

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Stories of Inspiration : Traci

Stories of Inspiration : Traci

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How Blood Clots Form

How Blood Clots Form

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VDF seeking new Board members 2013

VDF seeking new Board members 2013

Nominations/applications are currently being accepted for President-Elect and Treasurer of the Vascular Disease Foundation.  Deadline for applications is January 31st.  VDF seeks diversity within its Board to assist the organization in furthering its work to ...

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Stories of Inspiration : Rita

Stories of Inspiration : Rita

Rita said, “my experience with PAD made me depressed and angry.” Rita was a heavy smoker, but quit 17 years before she was diagnosed with peripheral artery disease (PAD), which was about seven years ago. Other ...

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Stories of Inspiration : Traci

Stories of Inspiration : Traci

Traci said, “if I could offer just one thing to help other women, especially those who have Factor V Leiden (an inherited clotting disorder) like me, I’d want them to know what DVT looks and ...

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How Blood Clots Form

How Blood Clots Form

This short 4 minute video describes how blood clots form in the body. Deep vein thrombosis or DVT occurs when a blood clot forms in the deep veins of the legs or pelvis. Learn how these clots ...

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VASCULAR DISEASE is a serious disease of the arteries and veins that blocks circulation anywhere in the body. Vascular disease is serious and can lead to disability, amputation, organ damage and even death.

The Vascular Disease Foundation empowers people with knowledge about vascular disease and provides support that can save lives and maintain quality of life. Vascular disease can affect people of all ages and all walks of life; learn more about the different types of vascular disease, who is at risk and what you can do. Read more about vascular disease.

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