Reducing Your Risk of Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD)
Peripheral artery disease is caused by
Eating a more healthful diet
Controlling conditions that put you at risk for PAD , such as:
Exercising regularly —Be sure to check with your doctor before starting any type of exercise.
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