Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) currently affects 18 million Americans. There are countless other cases around the world. This is not solely an American problem it is a global issue. PAD is a chronic disease that arises when the arteries that supply oxygen-enriched blood to the body become blocked. PAD can be caused by the accumulation of cholesterol, calcium, and plaques on the internal walls of the arteries. This is especially true for the arteries that supply the extremities. Check the details here!
Peripheral Artery Disease, or PAD, is a narrowing of the arteries of the lower extremity, similar to the narrowing in the heart arteries that cause a heart attack, or in the carotid arteries that cause a stroke.
Consider this piece a sequel to my column about Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) and the QuantaFlo System from Semler Scientific. Consider this piece a seasonal reminder about an issue too important to ignore, too urgent to dismiss and too critical to deny. Consider this piece a summation to my opening argument about a topic that matters to the health of Americans in general and the wellness of tens of millions of working Americans in particular. Check the details here!
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