Arteries and Veins Modern Vascular Difference between veins and arteries

The Difference Between Veins & Arteries

We often get questions regarding veins and arteries, treatment, and their similarities and differences. That is why we’re taking a closer look to illustrate the key differences. The Cardiovascular System Let’s get to the heart of …

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The Importance of Wound Care

A common warning sign of Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) is the appearance of a foot ulcer or a wound that is slow to heal. When a sore or wound does not have sufficient blood supply or …

Modern Vascular How to Choose Your Vascular Partner

How to Choose the Right Vascular Partner for You

Severe leg pain, slow-healing wounds, and cold lower limbs are many of the signs of the common circulatory condition, Periphery Artery Disease (PAD), in which narrowed arteries reduce blood flow to your limbs. Left untreated, PAD …

National Kidney Month

National Kidney Month

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 …

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Smoking & PAD

The health risks associated with smoking are often regarded as common knowledge, which is why roughly 70 percent of American smokers want to quit. Unfortunately, according to a recent government study only 6 percent succeed 1. …

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Saving Native American Limbs and Lives

Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) disproportionately affects a number of underserved populations, which is why at Modern Vascular we endeavor to bring our services to these communities. One of the groups of people we are most passionate …

PAD Foot Ulcers and Wounds

Foot Ulcers & Wounds

The importance of preventing and recognizing foot wounds cannot be understated: Up to 24 percent of diabetic patients who develop a non-healing foot ulcer will require amputation; put another way, foot ulcers precede 85 percent of …

Just a little walking may help prevent a PAD procedure

PAD and Walking

Do you have pain and cramping in your legs when you walk or exercise that does not go away in 10 minutes? Have you noticed that you choose to walk less and park closer to stores …

Reduce Diabetic-related Amputations

Diabetic Coordination of Care

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 a …

November is Diabetes Awareness Month

The Diabetes PAD Connection

November is Diabetes Awareness Month, and 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 …