Get facts on PAD

    Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) is a term used to classify all non-coronary arterial  diseases. It is a buildup of plaque in the walls of arteries, which reduces or blocks the flow of blood to your limbs.  PAD affects  8-12 million people in the United Staes. The risk of PAD increases with age. Some minority groups are more  than twice as likely  to have PAD. 

    Symptoms of PAD:

    What puts me at risk :

   How is PAD diagnosed :

    Physical Exam:

    Diagnostic Tests:

  How is it treated 

 

 

 

 

Author
Tonya Domangue,Lpn

You Might Also Enjoy...