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Take the FVC Healthy info Quiz:

1. On average, how many people join the NKF in a walk each year?
   a. 10,000
   b. 25,000
   c. 50,000
   d. 75,000
   e. 100,000

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2. On average, how much money is raised from NKF walks each year?
   a. 2 million
   b. 4 million
   c. 8 million
   d. 16 million
   e. 42 million

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3. A Fistula is considered the best vascular access because:
   a. They demonstrate the best overall performance
   b. They have fewer infections which can lead to hospitalizations
   c. They tend to last longer than other access types
   d. They allow for increased blood flow resulting in a more adequate dialysis treatment
   e. All of the above

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4. When choosing your vascular access, a catheter should be used on a temporary basis or as a last resort.
   a. True
   b. False

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5. Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) is very common among individuals
   a. With Chronic Kidney Disease
   b. At the End-Stage Level who require Dialysis
   c. Of African-American Descent
   d. Over the age of 50 with vascular disease history
   e. From a family with vascular disease, heart attack or stroke
   f. All of the above

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6. PAD affects how many people in the US every year?
   a. 800,000 - 3 million
   b. 3 - 8 million
   c. 8 - 12 million
   d. 12 - 16 million
   e. Over 16 million

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7. Early treatment of PAD can:
   a. Decrease your risk for heart attack and stroke
   b. Possibly save your life
   c. Restore 100% of artery function
   d. Lower your cholesterol
   e. Both A and B
   f. All of the above

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D. 75,000

On average, 75,000 people join the NKF walk each year.

C. 8 million

On average, NKF walks raise $8,000,000 each year.

E. All of the above

A Fistula is considered the best vascular access because they demonstrate the best overall performance, have fewer infections which can lead to hospitalizations, tend to last longer than other access types, and allow for increased blood flow resulting in a more adequate dialysis treatment.

A. True

When choosing your vascular access, a catheter should be used on a temporary basis or as a last resort.

F. All of the above

Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) is very common among individuals with Chronic Kidney Disease, at the End-Stage Level who require Dialysis, of African-American Descent, over the age of 50 with vascular disease history, and from a amily with vascular disease, heart attack or stroke.

To learn more about PAD risk factors, visit info-PAD.com.

C. 8 - 12 million

According to the National Institute of Health, PAD affects 8 - 12 million in the US every year?

To learn more about PAD, visit info-PAD.com.

E. Both A and B

Early treatment of PAD can decrease your risk for heart attack and stroke and possible save your life.

To learn more about PAD diagnosis and treatment, visit info-PAD.com.



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