Intermittent-Claudication

Diabetes-Related Peripheral Artery Disease

…accumulation of plaque. This causes decreased blood flow to the legs, which leads to: * Leg pain, particularly when walking or exercising (called intermittent claudication) * Numbness and/or coldness in the lower legs or feet * Sores or ulcers on the feet or legs that are slow to heal * Pain in the feet or toes…

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Peripheral Artery Disease: Symptoms & Treatment Options

…Diseased, narrowed arteries (atherosclerosis) compromise blood supply to the lower extremities, and the pain that comes with exercise, called intermittent claudication, is essentially angina of the legs. What Are Common Symptoms of Peripheral Artery Disease? Although many cases of PAD are asymptomatic, there…

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