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Famous Actor Who Died of Peripheral Artery Disease (P.A.D)

Charles Hawtrey born as George Frederick Joffre Hartree (1914 to 1988) was a British actor, best known for being one ¬†of the regular ensemble cast that made up the Carry on team in the UK in the 1950s, 60s and 70s. On October 24th, 1988, Charles collapsed in the doorway of the Royal Hotel in […]

August 28th, 2017|Tags: , , , , |

Are Your Genes Responsible For Peripheral Artery Disease (P.A.D)?

A Duke University Medical Center study, funded by the National Institute of Health (NIH) discovered that a tiny handful of genes appear to be important clues to understanding why some patients with Peripheral Artery Disease face high rates of amputation and early death while others are spared those consequences.

Dr. Anex, director of medicine at Duke, […]

Peripheral Artery Disease Escalating Worldwide

According to an article published in USA Today more people around the world have Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD): a serious vascular disease caused by the narrowing of arteries. One of the most classic symptoms of PAD is leg pain during exercise which stops at rest. People with Peripheral Artery Disease are at a higher risk […]

June 22nd, 2017|Tags: , , |

Research Shows Patients with Kidney Disease Are at a Higher Risk for PAD

According to the National Institute of Health (NIH) people with chronic kidney disease are at a higher risk of developing Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD). According to a study conducted by an Ohio State University cardiologist Dr. Rajagopalan patients enrolled from 1996 to 2004 in the Ohio State University Medical Center, examined the health records of […]

June 15th, 2017|Tags: , , |

Leg Pain and Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD)

Leg pain or cramps while walking or exercising which stops at rest is called: intermittent claudication and is one of the most classic symptoms of PAD. Millions of Americans over the age of 50 have PAD which causes leg pain. There are others suffering from this condition without any symptoms. PAD is caused by blockage […]

10 Most Common Questions About PAD

Q1. I am diagnosed with Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD). What to do next?

Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) is a condition caused by the blockage or narrowing of arteries due to plaque build up in the arteries. If left untreated PAD can lead to even more serious complications like heart stroke or limb amputation. If you are […]

Are You at Risk for Peripheral Artery Disease (Pad)?

Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) is a circulatory condition caused by the blockage of fatty deposits and calcium building up in the walls of the arteries that cause narrowing of the arteries and reduce blood flow to the limbs. If left untreated PAD can cause even more serious complications such as an increased risk of heart […]