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How Diabetes Can Affect the Health of Your Lower Extremity Arteries Jul 19th, 2019

The high blood glucose levels that accompany diabetes damage the arteries that are part of your circulatory system. When the blood flow through the arteries in your legs and feet slows, a condition known as peripheral artery disease (PAD), you may develop difficulty walking, pain in your foot or leg,...

5 Things You Need to Know About Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) Jun 13th, 2019

Peripheral artery disease, also known as PAD, is a narrowing of your peripheral arteries, or arteries outside of your heart. PAD mostly occurs in the arteries in your legs, but can also affect the arteries that deliver oxygenated blood from your heart to your head, arms, kidneys, and stomach. This...