Save Legs. Change Lives.™ is committed to helping patients get all the support they need in the fight against PAD. Below, you'll find important resources from partner organizations that can provide information and assistance in reducing your risk and managing your condition.
The American College of Cardiology seeks to transform cardiovascular care and improve heart health. They provide information about heart conditions, resources to support important healthcare conversations, and tools to build a partnership between patients and healthcare providers in the effort to personalize care.
There is a strong link between developing diabetes and experiencing PAD. The American Diabetes Association is one of the premier organizations dedicated to both preventing and managing the effects of diabetes.
PACH advocates for patient-centered health policy on behalf of heart patients across America. PACH is a nonprofit coalition of patient and provider organizations working together to educate and advocate for millions of Americans with heart disease.
Janssen Cardiovascular and Metabolism (CVM) US Medical Affairs has partnered with US Mobile Health Exams to provide free PAD screenings to at-risk communities using a traveling mobile health unit. These screenings consist of a quick, noninvasive test that compares blood pressure in the ankle to blood pressure in the upper arm. Consider signing up for one in your area.
Fighting Blood Clots through Education. The North American Thrombosis Forum improves patient care, outcomes, and public health by advancing thrombosis research and education.
Smoking is known to cause a variety of negative health effects. It’s also one of the biggest risk factors for developing PAD. Here you’ll find resources and support to help you quit.
A nonprofit focused on education, high-touch advocacy, and real-time support for PAD patients to help them navigate the healthcare system throughout their PAD journey so they can live a better quality of life. Here you can learn about PAD, find specialists in your area, or join online support groups.
Vascular Cures was founded in 1982 on the vision that prevention will be the ultimate cure. Starting with innovative new research, the organization has expanded their mission over the years to include patient education & empowerment and unique approaches to improving health care through collaboration.