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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 …

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 …

Quit Smoking National Kick Butts Day

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 …

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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 …

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, …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Dr. Leschak Interventional Radiologist for Modern Vascular, Best Peripheral Artery Disease Treatment Specialist 2020-USA(1)

What is Interventional Radiology?

How endovascular procedures differ from open vascular surgeries. Interventional Radiology (IR) uses minimally invasive, image guided procedures to treat vascular disease. These treatments pose minimal risk to patients, reduce recovery …