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Millions Go Undiagnosed And Undertreated For Artery Disease

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September 21, 2001
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The largest study ever done on peripheral artery disease (PAD) shows significant numbers of people are undiagnosed, underdiagnosed or undertreated. In the study, which is published in the September 19, 2001 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), almost 30 percent of the 6,417 participants were diagnosed with PAD, more than half for the first time.

MINNEAPOLIS / ST. PAUL (September 18, 2001) -- The largest study ever done on peripheral artery disease (PAD) shows significant numbers of people are undiagnosed, underdiagnosed or undertreated. In the study, which is published in the September 19, 2001 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), almost 30 percent of the 6,417 participants were diagnosed with PAD, more than half for the first time.


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University Of Minnesota. (2001, September 21). Millions Go Undiagnosed And Undertreated For Artery Disease. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 24, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2001/09/010920072857.htm
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