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Blocked Leg Arteries: Judy’s PAD Story

63-year-old Judy Turner was suffering from leg pain, swollen toes, and her legs had turned black and blue. She was even having trouble walking around her house. When she went to the doctor, they found an artery leading to her

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Peripheral Artery Disease: Michael’s Story

58-year-old Michael is a diabetic and he started experiencing pain in his legs while walking, one of the classic symptoms of peripheral artery disease (PAD). PAD is more common in people with cardiovascular problems and patients with diabetes. His doctors

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A Stent to Save Organs for Transplant

In the United States, only a quarter of the 120,000 patients who need an organ transplant ultimately receive one. Meanwhile, thousands of organs are discarded each year as a result of injury from inadequate blood flow (ischemic injury) as the … Read More

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NIH Funding for Non-Healing Wounds in Diabetic Patients

Dr. Katherine Gallagher, MD, Assistant Professor of Surgery at the University of Michigan and 2012 Wylie Scholar has just received $2.4 million from the NIH to investigate how we may be able to better treat non-healing wounds, a major cause … Read More

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