Cardiovascular diseases are the leading cause of death in the United States
On average, one American dies every 39 seconds of cardiovascular disease – disorders of the heart and blood vessels. Stroke, a disorder of the blood supply to the brain, is the third leading cause of death and the leading cause of disability in the country, with nearly 800,000 new strokes occurring annually. According to the American Heart Association, the total direct and indirect cost of cardiovascular disease and stroke in the U.S. for 2010 was an estimated $503.2 billion.
Center for Vascular Medicine Offers Genetic Testing For Personalized Vascular CareGREENBELT, Md. (9/9/2014): Center for Vascular Medicine now offers genetic testing as a diagnostic tool in its approach to treating patients with vascular conditions including peripheral artery disease (PAD). With a simple swab of the cheek, the physicians at Center for Vascular Med
Center for Vascular Medicine held a Free Vascular Screening event in Greenbelt, Maryland. Our goal is to raise awareness about peripheral arterial disease and help identify cases in individuals who may have no symptoms or have avoided the doctor for various reasons. We have experienced vascular doctors in Greenbelt.