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How Does Peripheral Artery Disease Affect the Kidneys?

Tuesday, January 25, 2022

Why Does Kidney Disease Lead to Higher Risk of Developing PAD? When something goes wrong in one part of the body, it can also go wrong somewhere else. This is […]

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Can Peripheral Artery Disease Lead to Death?

Tuesday, December 28, 2021

When you first receive a diagnosis of peripheral artery disease (PAD), you may become concerned about the mortality rate. Can a person die from peripheral artery disease? It’s true that […]

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What Is Intermittent Claudication?

Tuesday, December 21, 2021

Intermittent claudication is one of the most common symptoms of peripheral artery disease (PAD). If you aren’t sure what the term means, you may not know whether or not you […]

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Are Compression Socks Good for Peripheral Artery Disease?

Tuesday, December 14, 2021

What is Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD)? Peripheral artery disease (PAD) is a serious medical condition, which affects the vascular system in the limbs, especially the legs and feet. PAD develops […]

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Lower Extremity Edema

Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Lower extremity edema is the noticeable swelling of one or both legs. This condition occurs when fluid buildups in the leg, typically in the subcutaneous tissues (the layer of tissue […]

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How Can Smoking Lead to Peripheral Artery Disease?

Tuesday, November 23, 2021

PAD Disease and Smoking Peripheral artery disease (PAD) is a progressive condition that affects your arteries. Smokers are at increased risk of developing this condition as smoking impacts artery function. […]

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Common Causes of Critical Limb Ischemia

Tuesday, November 9, 2021

Critical limb ischemia (CLI) is a serious condition that occurs when there is a severe blockage in the arteries of the legs and feet. If left untreated, this disease can […]

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