Below are some helpful, reliable websites our vascular specialists have gathered to help patients and their loved ones.
Society for Vascular Surgery — Clear, easy to understand descriptions of a range of vascular conditions that includes abdominal aneurysm, pulmonary embolism, peripheral artery disease, varicose veins, and more. Also includes links to descriptions of test and treatments.
The Ultimate SAAAVE — Learn more about Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) - make it your goal. Save lives. Learn who is at risk. Read more
The VEIN Handbook – A Layman's Version of Venous Disorders — Edited by Dr. Michael C. Dalsing, MD. The text of one of the most comprehensive textbooks on venous disorders has been rewritten in 21 chapters in layman's terms for easy understanding. The chapters, designed specifically for the web, are concise, easy to read, provide clear images, and each includes a section for frequently asked questions.
American Heart Association
Conditions — Includes information on cardiac rehab, high blood pressure, peripheral artery disease, stroke, and more. This site also includes links to a cardiac glossary, risk assessment tools, and the HeartHub® video library.
HeartHub® — Patient portal for information, tools, and resources about cardiovascular disease and stroke to help you understand and manage your health; includes online tools to help you understand your risks and treatment options.
Heart360® — Convenient and secure location for you to track and manage your heart health. Record your health data with our online trackers, access additional information and resources on how to be heart healthy, and even share your results with your provider.
Get Moving! — By exercising for as little as 30 minutes a day, you can reduce your risk of heart disease. Studies show that for every hour of walking, you may increase your life expectancy by two hours.
Stroke Health Center — Stroke is brain damage caused by a blocked blood vessel or bleeding in the brain. The signs of a stroke may include weakness, numbness, blurred vision, confusion, and slurred speech. Getting to a hospital quickly is vital for a good outcome with a stroke.
WebMD® Heart Disease Health Center — Heart disease includes conditions affecting the heart, such as coronary heart disease, heart attack, congestive heart failure, and congenital heart disease. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the US. Keys to prevention include quitting smoking, lowering cholesterol, controlling high blood pressure, maintaining a healthy weight, and exercising.
WebMD® Vascular Disease and Pain — Vascular disease includes any condition that affects your circulatory system. This ranges from diseases of your arteries, veins, and lymph vessels to blood disorders that affect circulation. Vascular pain develops when the communication between blood vessels and nerves is interrupted or damaged due to vascular disease or injuries.