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July 2018: Month Long Celebration of PAD Awareness

Author by Dr. Meliss Bernardo

Dr. Rex Palma kicking off the first event in the month long PAD awareness celebration by providing lay lectures about PAD and giving free ABI screening test in Tagaytay Medical Center last July 7, 2018.

A clinician performing ABI on a patient in Ozamiz

Dr. David Salvador giving a lecture on PAD among lay people in De La Salle University Medical Center, Dasmarinas, Cavity las July 12, 2018. Free ABI screening was also part of the celebration. With the power of social media, many participants were able to know about the said event.

Dr. Norjay Tuano heading the PAD Awareness activity in Ozamiz City last July 10, 2018, providing free ABI screening among others to the people of Ozamiz. Most of the participants were women with hypertension and preliminary results showed less than 5% have mild abnormality in their ABI.

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