PAD

Exercise – An Effective Method for Treating PAD

Exercise is a key component of a healthy lifestyle. For those affected by Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD), exercise is one of the most effective ways to manage symptoms and slow overall progression of the disease. PAD occurs when blood flow to the lower extremities is restricted due to plaque build up in the blood vessels … Continue reading

May 30, 2022 PAD

April is Limb Loss Awareness Month

Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) is a serious condition in which blood flow to the lower extremities is restricted, causing pain in the leg muscles or difficultly walking. If left undiagnosed or untreated, PAD can lead to serious complications, including lower limb amputation. Limb Loss and Limb Difference Awareness Month is a time to honor individuals … Continue reading

April 25, 2022 PAD

PAD and Diabetes: Understanding the Correlation

When Risk Factors for Type 2 Diabetes and PAD Both PAD and diabetes are growing global problems linked strongly to one another. Diabetes is a vascular disease caused by the body’s inability to produce enough insulin, which the body needs to break down sugar as too much sugar in the bloodstream can cause serious damage … Continue reading

April 18, 2022 PAD