Diabetes, PAD and Preventing Lower Leg Amputations
Dr. Jeffrey Martinez was published in San Antonio Medicine, the official publication of Bexar County Medical Society. His article, "Diabetes, PAD, and Preventing Lower Leg Amputations" discussed the topic of Peripheral Artery Disease for National Diabetes Month, which occurs in November.
In this article, Dr. Martinez answers the questions, "Who gets PAD?". He states that it affects around 12 million Americans and that the risk factors include, age, obesity, type 2 diabetes, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, and smoking.
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