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Is There a Blood Test for Peripheral Artery Disease?

You’re sitting at the doctor’s office waiting for the lab to call your name. It’s that time of year to get your annual, routine blood test to make sure you’re in good health. In 2018, it was found that nearly 40 percent of all Americans skip routine tests recommended by their doctor – including blood […]

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 […]

Predicting Amputation Due to Diabetes and PAD

If you have type 2 diabetes and amputation is always a looming worry in the back of your mind, we understand that can be debilitating. Actively managing type 2 diabetes by taking medications, adjusting your diet, and exercising regularly can be exhausting enough without adding in the constant worry of losing a limb.

Thankfully, a new […]

What Do Slow-Healing Wounds On Your Legs Mean?

You’re going about your daily routine, cleaning the house and getting ready to see a friend later in the day when you notice a nagging pain again in your calves. Like usual, you ignore the discomfort and chalk it up to “just getting older” or “wearing the wrong shoes”. You get dressed, put a small […]

Is Getting Peripheral Artery Disease In Your 30s Possible?

You just turned 30 and you’re scheduled for your annual physical. You’re thinking it will be quick since you don’t have to worry about real health issues until your 50s…right? The doctor goes over common men’s health issues and you’re shocked to hear premature peripheral artery disease is on the list. But isn’t that for […]