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Press Room : Press Releases

Press Room : Press Releases

Press Releases

Link December 8, 2011: What’s In Your Stocking?  Make Sure It’s Not DVT.

Link November 17, 2011: Vascular Disease Foundation Launches Two New Public Service Announcements
on Symptoms, Risk Factors and Treatment for Peripheral Artery Disease

Link October 18, 2011: The Vascular Disease Foundation Hires American Gastroenterological Association Veteran as New CEO

Link September 23, 2011: Physicians and Leaders Supporting Vascular Health Deservedly Recognized

Link July 28, 2011: CDC Director Thomas R. Frieden to Speak at VDF Annual Meeting

Link May 24, 2011: Nominations Wanted for Vascular Disease Foundation President’s Awards

Link May 4, 2011: Peggy Fleming Educates Patients about Peripheral Arterial Disease or PAD

Link May 3, 2011: Robert B. McLafferty, MD Named President, Vascular Disease Foundation

Link April 25 , 2011: VDF Calls for Nominations - Deadline Fast Approaching!

Link April 7, 2011: VDF Announces Call for Applications for Ambassador Program

Link March 22, 2011: Vascular Disease Foundation Announces Call for Nominations for Research Awards

Link March 3, 2011: Every Five Minutes Someone Dies from a Blood Clot

Link February 1, 2011: Live Online Chats Answer Questions about Vascular Disease

Link January 25, 2011: Nominations Wanted for Jacobson Award for Physician Excellence

Link December 21, 2010: Vascular Disease Foundation Offers Mobile Giving this Holiday Season

Link October 27, 2010: VDF Launches National Campaign To Educate Women About Deep Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism

Link September 21, 2010: Vascular Disease Foundation Announces 2010 Awards

Link August 19, 2010: Sigvaris Joins Vascular Disease Foundation

Link July 8, 2010: New Exercise Toolkit Provides a Guide for Peripheral Arterial Disease Professionals

Link June 22, 2010: Nominations Wanted for Vascular Disease Foundation Presidents Awards

Link May 10, 2010: VDF Encourages Women to Get a Leg up on Better Vascular Health

Link April 5, 2010: Live Online Chats Answer Questions about Vascular Disease

Link March 10, 2010: New Educational Program Aims to Inform Women about Blood Clots

Link February 11, 2010: VDF and Inspire Launch Online Support Community

Link December 31, 2009: Nominations Wanted for Jacobson Award for Physician Excellence

Link December 10, 2009: Life Line Screening Joins the Vascular Disease Foundation as Corporate Partner

Link October 1, 2009: CDC Grants Vascular Disease Foundation $1 Million

Link September 17, 2009: Vascular Disease Foundation Announces 2009 Awards

Link April 24, 2009: Anton N. Sidawy, MD, MPH Named President, Vascular Disease Foundation

Link March 24, 2009: Vascular Disease Foundation warns of dangers of DVT

Link December 9, 2008: Nominations Wanted for Jacobson Award for Physician Excellence

Link October 14, 2008: William R. Hiatt, MD Receives Prestigious Jacobson Award

Link June 25 , 2008: VDF offers Educational Conference on Vascular Disease

Link February 7, 2008: Few Women Aware of Peripheral Arterial Disease – A Red Flag for Heart Disease

Link November 29, 2007: Nominations Wanted for Jacobson Award

Link September 18 , 2007: New Coalition Combats One of the Nation's Leading Killers

Link August 23, 2007: Senate Resolution Designates September at National P.A.D. Awareness Month

Link July 18, 2007 : Bard Peripheral Vascular Inc. Renews Commitment to Support VDF

Link July 17, 2007 : Free Screenings for Peripheral Arterial Disease to Take Place in Colorado

Link July 10, 2007 : Richard H. Carmona, 17th U.S. Surgeon General, Joins VDF Board of Directors

Link June 7, 2007 : Jay D. Coffman, MD Receives Prestigious Jacobson Award

Link March 5 , 2007 : March is DVT Awareness Month: Help Educate the General Public about the Signs and Symptoms and Save Lives

Link February 28 , 2007 : Vascular Disease Foundation Seeking Runners for The 2007 LaSalle Bank Chicago Marathon


Link January 24, 2007 : Vascular Disease Foundation offers Patient HealthCasts on Vascular Disease

Link December 12, 2006 : P.A.D. Coalition Launches New Patient Education Resources on Peripheral Arterial Disease

Link September 14, 2006 : P.A.D. Coalition Applauds United States Senate Resolution Designating September 18-22 as National Peripheral Arterial Disease Awareness Week

Link June 8, 2006 : Respected Vascular Surgeon, Educator Robert Rutherford Receives Vascular Disease Foundation's Jacobson Award

LinkMarch 3, 2006 : Vascular Disease Foundation Recognizes March as Deep-Vein Thrombosis (DVT) Awareness Month

Link November 19, 2004 : Frank Veith Receives Julius H. Jacobson Ii Md Award For Physician Excellence From VDF

Link November 18, 2004 : Yost Joins VDF Board of Directors

Link August 5, 2004 : A National "PAD Coalition" is Formed

Link July 16, 2004 : VDF Inaugurates National Advisory Board With Diomed Holdings As Founding Member

Link November 21, 2003 : Diagnosis of Peripheral Arterial Disease is Important for People with Diabetes

Link November 21, 2003 : Diagnosis of Peripheral Arterial Disease is Important for People with Diabetes

Link April 28, 2003 : New report highlights great unmet need in the diagnosis and treatment of Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD)

Link February 17, 2003 : VDF Inaugurates National Advisory Board With Diomed Holdings As Founding Member

Link January 21, 2003 : Lower blood pressure decreases heart attack risk in diabetics with clogged leg arteries

Link December 12, 2002 : The New England Journal of Medicine carries a story on Exercise and Peripheral Arterial Disease (External Link)

Link September 19, 2001 : Study: Artery Disease is Underdiagnosed and Undertreated