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Diabetes and Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD)

PAD and Diabetes: What’s the Relation?
Although managing diabetes may be challenging, there are important reasons to do so. For one, diabetes is a significant risk factor for peripheral artery disease (PAD). 

PAD is a serious health condition that impacts the arteries. It can severely affect your quality of life, along with placing you at increased risk […]

June 22nd, 2021|

What Is Critical Limb Ischemia & How to Avoid It

What Is Critical Limb Ischemia?
Critical limb ischemia is a vascular condition that occurs when adequate blood supply fails to reach one or more limbs. When left untreated, it can result in limb amputation. Most commonly, the legs are affected. Lower limb ischemia is almost always caused by peripheral artery disease (PAD). 

PAD affects more than 8 […]

June 15th, 2021|

Leg Pain at Night: Watch Out for Peripheral Artery Disease

“Why Do My Legs Ache at Night?”
Do you ever have trouble sleeping because your legs hurt? 

If so, we want you to know that leg pain at night is not a normal sign of aging. Instead, aching legs at night may indicate that something is wrong. We recommend visiting your doctor or a vascular specialist as […]

June 8th, 2021|

The Link Between Depression and Leg Pain

According to a poll conducted by the National Center for Health Statistics, close to 1 in 10 men experience symptoms of depression and less than half were interested in seeking treatment. As men age, it has been found that feelings of depression and anxiety increase, especially after the age of 65. Additionally, a study published […]