admin - September 30, 2011
In separate press releases, the Vascular Disease Foundation (VDF) announced the recipients of awards for vascular health support as well as for research of venous disease and peripheral arterial disease. Award recipients were recognized at the VDF’s eighth annual meeting in Washington.
Vascular Health Support
The VDF awards for vascular health support honor citizens, health care providers, organizations, researchers and companies that have enhanced understanding and/or treatment of peripheral vascular disease.
The awards and recipients are detailed in the VDF’s September 23, 2011 press release, which can be read in full detail at: http://www.marketwatch.com/story/physicians-and-leaders-supporting-vascular-health-deservedly-recognized-2011-09-23
Venous Disease Research
The VDF’s Venous Disease Coalition (VDC) awards are for venous disease research studies published in 2010 in peer-reviewed medical literature and are made in three distinct categories: Basic Science, Clinical Outcomes and Quality Improvement and Implementation of Best Practices. The winning studies must provide important or novel insights for each category.
Read about this award and award recipients in the September 29, 2011 press release at: http://www.venousdiseasecoalition.org/media/pressroom/pr092911.php
Peripheral Arterial Disease Research
The VDF’s P.A.D. Coalition awards are for research studies published in 2010 in peer-reviewed medical literature and are made in three distinct categories: Epidemiology/Preventive Medicine, Vascular Medicine and Vascular Interventions. The winning studies must meet specific criteria, such as insight into lower extremity artherosclerosis and its progression, P.A.D. detection, impact on limb symptoms or quality of life, psychosocial effects, and more for each category.
Read more in this September 29, 2011 release at: http://www.newswise.com/articles/vascular-disease-foundation-announces-p-a-d-coalition-and-venous-disease-coalition-research-awards
Life Line Screening
Life Line Screening is a proud sponsor of the Vascular Disease Foundation and a proud supporter of your vascular disease health and wellness. We provide peripheral arterial disease screenings that are safe, non-invasive and easy. Watch a video that shows how it is done here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_jgu8ddU_SY. Get screened!