Understand Your PAD Risk If You Have Other Vascular Problems

New guidelines suggest a greater awareness of peripheral artery disease if you have coronary artery disease.

An estimated one in five Americans over age 70 has some form of peripheral artery disease (PAD), yet the vast majority of older adults know little about the condition. The American Heart Association (AHA) reported in September that only 26 percent of Americans older than 50 know anything about PAD.
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