Study in Journal of the American Heart Association says obesity may increase the risk of developing PAD. "People who were obese were 1.5 times more likely to develop peripheral artery disease with critical limb ischemia than those who were normal weight."
Congratulations to 2016 Wylie Scholar Dr. Ryan McEnaney, MD on receiving the Veterans Affairs BLR&D Career Development Award! This is a $1.5 million grant that will carry his research funding through 2022. Read more here: https://t.co/bqnaEurahA @UPMCnews
Vascular Cures is the only national non-profit representing the millions of patients with vascular disease. For more than 30 years, it has transformed patient lives through support of innovative research and programs that advance patient-centered healthcare.
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