DVT and PE: A serious risk to your health
More than 100,000 Americans—many of them women just like you—die from Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) and Pulmonary Embolism (PE) every year...
In fact, these two diseases are responsible for more deaths than breast cancer and AIDS combined.
Most cases of DVT can be prevented, especially with early detection. Learn your risks. Download an educational fact sheet here. Explore this site to learn more, then talk to your health care provider today.
Pregnant women are five times more likely to develop DVT and PE. The risk is even higher in the first six weeks post-partum.
If you are facing surgery, you are at an increased risk for a blood clot called Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT).