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USA Vascular Centers offered the free PAD Risk Assessment test to help people determine their risk of developing peripheral artery disease (PAD). PAD is a serious condition that affects the blood vessels in the legs and feet. It can lead to several complications, including pain, cramping, numbness, and even amputation.
The PAD Risk Assessment test is a simple and painless questionnaire that takes just a few minutes to complete. It asks about your age, gender, medical history, and lifestyle habits. The results of the test
Why is it important to get tested for PAD?
PAD is a serious condition, but it is often preventable and treatable. Early detection is key to preventing complications. If you have any of the following risk factors for PAD, you should talk to your doctor about getting tested:
- Age 50 or older
- High blood pressure
- High cholesterol
- Family history of PAD
If you have any concerns about your risk of developing PAD, schedule a visit with one of our vascular specialists. They can help you determine your risk and develop a plan to protect your health.