Diabetes is a collection of conditions involving the hormone insulin and how your body uses glucose. Type 1 and type 2 diabetes are chronic forms of diabetes. These chronic forms of the disease can lead to various complications that could affect all parts of the body. There is unease among the diabetic population because complications […]
Blog posts from Modern Vascular about diabetes and how it relates to peripheral artery disease. The PAD Answers blog answers common questions about peripheral artery disease.
March is National Kidney Month, so we’re taking the time to spread awareness about Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD). This is especially important to note as people with CKD are at a higher risk of developing peripheral artery disease (PAD) and its adverse health outcomes than individuals with normal renal function. Caused by narrowing and blockages […]
It is estimated worldwide that every 30 seconds a leg is amputated and 85% of those are due to a diabetic foot ulcer.1 Treatment of diabetic patients that come to Modern Vascular cannot happen without coordination of care between our interventional radiologist and the endocrinologists and podiatrists who regularly treat diabetic patients. Coordination of Care […]
Knowledge of diabetes, its risks, and symptoms are very important to everyone who may be susceptible to this disease or have loved ones who are. Just as important is awareness of how to recognize and what to do about the most serious effects of diabetes, particularly those who risk lower limb amputation from Peripheral Artery […]
Diabetes has been a growing epidemic over the past 30 years. Notably, it has been on the rise with the increase of corn syrup and high sugar substrates in our diets. However, hereditary and cultural influences also contribute factors to diabetes. It is increasingly common to see signs of neuropathy and PAD in pre-diabetic patients. […]