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For more information about the Stay in Circulation campaign or P.A.D., members of the media are encouraged to contact the NHLBI communications office at
301-496-4236 or

Interviews with individuals living with P.A.D. and health care providers who treat P.A.D. can be arranged upon request.

The following materials are available for immediate use:

Feature Articles:  Highlight a patient with P.A.D. and provide information about symptoms and risk factors

  • General audience feature article
    HTML | Download (PDF 182 KB)
  • African American feature article
    HTML | Download (PDF 195 KB)
  • Spanish-language feature article
    HTML | Download (PDF 191 KB)

Print public service announcements are available as part of the Media Outreach Materials, which also include fact sheets, a video, and radio public service announcements.

In addition, you can learn more About Stay in Circulation and About P.A.D on the Web site.

Press Release Archive
NHLBI Launches National Campaign To Educate About Peripheral Arterial Disease - Clogged Arteries in the Legs
September 13, 2006

NHLBI News Room
The NHLBI News Room contains—in addition to the latest press releases—information on press contacts, staff photos and biosketches, transcripts, and links to related resources from the NHLBI, the NIH, and the DHHS.

Personal Stories
The Stay in Circulation:  Take Steps to Learn About P.A.D. video (need RealPlayer) is a 7-minute short feature that showcases the personal stories of three individuals who were recently diagnosed with P.A.D.