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Peripheral Artery Disease Awareness (PAD)

Kassie Roussel - Thursday, September 22, 2022 | Comments (0)

September is Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) Awareness Month. PAD is a chronic circulatory condition, which if left untreated can result in unnecessary limb amputations. PAD affects nearly 20 million Americans and an estimated 200,000 of them – disproportionately from minority communities–suffer avoidable amputations every year. St. James Parish Hospital’s Wound Care Team supports PAD Awareness…

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