Mia Nicholson

Deep-vein thrombosis awareness month

March is deep-vein thrombosis awareness month Every year, 1 in 1,000 people develop deep-vein thrombosis, commonly referred to as DVT. Therefore, awareness of DVT is of crucial importance to the understanding, prevention and treatment of the condition. What is DVT? DVT is a condition where blood clots form in deep veins, most typically the legs.