Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, June 19th, 2006
Researchers examined risk factors for PAD progression in large blood vessels (LV-PAD) and in small blood vessels (SV-PAD). PAD is characterized by clogged arteries outside the heart or brain - most often in the legs. An estimated 8 million people in the United States have PAD.
When large leg vessels are involved, the classic symptom is painful cramping in the hips, thighs or calves that occurs during...
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