San Antonio, Texas, October 31, 2015 – The Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes Walk sponsored by the San Antonio Office of the American Diabetes Association was held at the Mission County Park. This event is the signature walk fundraiser for the local organization. The day events included live music, health screenings, several health information areas, and a children’s play zone. The PVA staff and walk team participated in the event to increase awareness about diabetes and how the disease correlates with peripheral artery disease (PAD). The walk included participants currently diagnoses with diabetes, families impacted by the disease as well as local supporters united in the fight to stop the diabetes epidemic in our community.
Peripheral Vascular Associates (PVA) is a premier sponsor of multiple events hosted by the San Antonio division of the American Diabetes Association. PVA participates in these events by distributing educational materials, providing free leg circulation screenings and providing give away items.