3 symptoms of Peripheral Arterial disease
Fatigue or pain in the legs, thighs, or buttocks when you walk, but go away when you rest.
Foot or toe pain at rest that often disturbs your sleep.
Skin wounds on your feet or toes are slow to heal.
Diabetes can alter nerve function as well as limit or restrict blood flow to feet.
That is why it is important to include a podiatrist as part of your diabetes management team. Including a podiatrist and your diabetes care can reduce the risk of lower limb amputation up to 85%.
What is PAD?
PAD stands for Paripheral Arterial Disease. PAD is caused by a blockage or narrowing of the arteries in the legs when fatty deposits called plaque buildup.
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