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:
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Last reviewed September 2012 by Michael J. Fucci, DO
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