Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Exercise and Weight Loss to Improve Mobility Function in Veterans with PAD|
|Congressional District Code:
|| June 2016 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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DESCRIPTION: Peripheral artery disease (PAD) affects an estimated 12 -15 million adults in the US and an estimated 20% of older Veterans. Those with PAD ambulate with slow gait and experience decreased leg strength, dysmobility, reduced quality of life, serious morbidity and often premature death. It is estimated that over 60% of individuals with PAD are overweight or obese. While PAD itself worsens mobility, obesity adds a further functional burden to older adults with PAD. Individuals...
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