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  • Reducing Your Risk of Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD)

    Peripheral artery disease (PAD) is caused by atherosclerosis , which is a progressive condition. The same lifestyle changes used to manage PAD are also effective tools to prevent it. The following practices may help prevent peripheral artery disease:

    References

    Braunwald E, Fauci AS, eds. Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine . 16th ed. McGraw-Hill Professional; 2004.

    Society of Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology website. Available at: http://www.sirweb.org/ .

    Textbook of Clinical Neurology. 2nd ed. W.B. Saunders; 2003.

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