Update

Infographic Shows Heart Valve Disease Awareness in U.S. Is Low

In 2016, the Alliance for Aging Research released a survey that revealed many Americans know little about valve disease.

In fact, while half of respondents say they have heard of HVD, only 9 percent say they have extensive knowledge of the disease. The results showed there was a profound need for more awareness about heart valve disease among Americans.

Check out this infographic for more on the survey. To see the full results, go here.