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Wound Care Center raises awareness of peripheral artery disease

 

August 27, 2020

By Melissa Czapka

DAYTON–Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) is a condition that develops when the arteries that supply blood to the internal organs, arms and legs, become entirely or partially blocked as a result of atherosclerosis. PAD affects between eight and 12 million people in the U.S., contributes to wound healing difficulties, and is associated with amputation. Though the symptoms may b...



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