Peripheral vascular disease (PVD) occurs in the blood vessels in the body other than the heart and brain. It often affects the legs, arms, stomach or kidneys. The most common type of PVD is Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) which affects 8-12 million Americans. The symptoms of PVD often go unrecognized. Are you at risk for PVD? Take the VASCULARaware online risk assessment.
If you have any questions about this vascular disease risk assessment, please contact Outreach and Wellness Coordinator Cindy Magsamen at (217) 337-3737.