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PAD and Vascular Disease Awareness Month

Tuesday, August 23, 2022

Did you know 200,000 avoidable amputations are performed each year in the United States? Peripheral artery disease (PAD) is a progressive disorder that can worsen if left untreated. PAD is […]

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coronary arterial disease

Coronary Heart Disease vs Coronary Arterial Disease: What’s the Difference?

Tuesday, August 2, 2022

You’ve probably heard the terms coronary heart disease (CHD) or artery disease in connection with heart health. The two terms are sometimes used interchangeably, but the difference is that coronary […]

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10 Common Questions About PAD

Tuesday, April 12, 2022

Has your doctor recently told you that you have peripheral artery disease, or that you are part of the population who is at risk for PAD? Peripheral artery disease is […]

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What is an ABI Test?

Wednesday, November 17, 2021

One of the most common ways to diagnose peripheral artery disease (PAD) and help measure vascular health is with an ankle brachial index (ABI) test. If you’re wondering what an […]

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Cold feet in cozy socks due to PAD

Why Is My Left Leg Colder Than My Right?

Tuesday, July 27, 2021

You’re sitting in a comfy camping chair at your daughter’s baseball game cheering her team on when you feel some numbness and tingling in your lower left leg. You go […]

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Understanding the Differences Between PAD vs. PVD

Tuesday, July 6, 2021

When it comes to managing your health, it’s important to fully understand your condition. It can sometimes be confusing when doctors use terms interchangeably without disclosing what they mean, such […]

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Differences Between a Vascular Surgeon and Interventional Radiologist

Tuesday, March 30, 2021

If your physician has ever recommended you to see a vascular surgeon or interventional radiologist, you may be a bit confused about what that entails. Even though they sound like […]

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