Peripheral Arterial Disease (P.A.D.)

What is P.A.D.?

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1. Peripheral arterial disease (P.A.D.) occurs when the arteries that carry blood from the heart to the head, organs, and limbs become clogged with a substance called




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Peripheral arterial disease (or P.A.D.) is a condition in which the arteries that carry blood from the heart to the head, organs, and limbs become clogged with a substance called plaque. Plaque is made up of fat, cholesterol, calcium, and other substances in the blood.