Are You at Risk?
by Geno J. Merli, M.D., F.A.C.P.
300,000 will die this year from a little known disease.
Each year, millions of Americans are affected by a potentially life-threatening condition, yet most aren’t aware of the signs, symptoms, or risk factors for developing it.
The condition is deep-vein thrombosis, commonly referred to as DVT, and as many as two million Americans suffer from DVT annually, and approximately 300,000 die each year from a related complication called pulmonary embolism, also known as PE. In fact, complications from DVT kill more Americans than breast cancer and AIDS combined.
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