May 8: Why Do My Legs Hurt? Could It Be Vascular Disease?

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Event Details
Date Thursday, May 8, 2014
Time Screening: 4 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Presentation: 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

The Millennium Hotel
2040 Walden Ave., Cheektowaga, NY 14225




Register online or call  (716) 706-2112

Both men and women suffer from achy legs, which could indicate vascular disease (arteries and veins).

If you are experiencing heaviness in your legs, pain with walking, numbness, discoloration or varicose (bulging) veins, join our vascular experts for this FREE screening and dinner seminar.

Part 1: Vascular Screening

Before the presentation, participants can get screened for common vascular disorders, including carotid artery disease, abdominal aortic aneurysm, and peripheral arterial disease (PAD). The screenings are FREE, quick, non-invasive, and open to anyone over age 55 who smokes or has high blood pressure, diabetes, heart/leg ailments, a family history of heart disease, or prior stroke.

Part 2: Vascular Presentation

Following the vascular screenings, doctors will discuss the best way to identify problems and manage vascular-associated discomfort, provide valuable information about when leg pain could be serious, and discuss the latest on emerging treatments available right here in Western New York. A light dinner will be served.


Paul M. Anain, MD, FACS, RPVI
Medical Director, Vascular Services and Vascular Surgeon, Catholic Health

Julio A. Alvarez-Perez, MD, FACS, RPVI
Vascular Surgeon, Mercy Hospital of Buffalo

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To register, please register online or call HealthConnection at (716) 706-2112.

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