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Respiratory Disease and DVT

Anyone fighting a respiratory condition known as Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is at risk for DVT,34 because inflammation, which may affect the proper functioning of the veins and arteries, has been associated with blood clots.

The good news is that, in most cases, DVT blood clots can be prevented.

Use the DVT Risk Assessor to learn more about your risk factors for DVT blood clots. And don't forget to speak with your doctor to find out whether you or a loved one could be at risk, and what you can do to minimize your risk.

Are you or a loved one at risk for DVT blood clots?

Key DVT Statistics

Did you know that up to 2 million Americans are affected annually by DVT?