What Is PAD
- PLAQUE BUILDS UP ON THE INSIDE
Walls of the arteries that carry blood from the heart to the legs and feet.
- THE ARTERIES HARDEN AND NARROW
( a process called atherosclerosis) and blood flow to the legs and feet is significantly reduced.
- THIS MAY ALSO INVOLVE HARDENED
and narrowed arteries to the heart and brain, causing an increased risk of the heart attack or stroke.
DO YOU HAVE PAD? - ARE YOU AT RISK FOR PAD?
Answers to these questions will help your physician
determine the need to be screened for PAD, to better assess your vascular health.
Some risk factors that increase the chance you may develop PAD:
Are you 50 years old or older? Yes No
Do you smoke or did you smoke? Yes No
Have you been diagnosed with any of the following:
Diabetes? Yes No
Chronic kidney disease? Yes No
High blood pressure? Yes No
High cholesterol? Yes No
Symptoms that may be signs you have PAD. Do you…
Experience tiredness, heaviness, Yes No
Or cramping in the leg muscles?
Have toes or feet that look pale, Yes No
Discolored or blue?
Experience leg or foot pain that Yes No
Disturbs your sleep?
Have sores or wounds on your toes, feet, Yes No
Or legs that heal slowly or not at all?
Have a leg or foot that feels colder Yes No
Than the other?
Have thick, yellow toenails that Yes No
The more questions you answered YES, the greater your risk of PAD.
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Take A Stand Against Amputation!
CATCHING PAD EARLY IS
PAD PATIENTS ARE MORE THAN
6 TIMES THE RISK OF DEATH FROM
CORONARY HEART DISEASE AS
18 MILLION AMERICANS
SUFFER FROM PAD!
THERE ARE MORE THAN
PERFORMED EACH YEAR!