Black Americans with PAD have up to 4x higher risk of amputation than white Americans.2
Black Americans are 25% less likely than white Americans to have surgery to restore blood flow prior to a leg amputation.5
Black Americans are more than twice as likely as white Americans to have PAD.2
Learn more about the symptoms and risk factors associated with PAD, and how you can work with your care team to help prevent it.
See how PAD affects the body and how it differs from other types of heart disease.
Learn the signs and symptoms to look for when assessing your PAD risk.
Find out how to talk to your doctor about PAD.
Here's what to watch out for when assessing your own risk for PAD.
Sores/wounds on the soles of the feet that refuse to heal1
Change in skin
Skin appears shiny1
Loss of leg hair1
If any of these signs are familiar, download the Healthcare Provider Conversation Guide and talk to your doctor about PAD screening.Download Now
Death from Heart Attack or Stroke
Loss of Mobility
These are just some of the associated issues that can occur if PAD goes untreated.
Download the brochure below to learn more.Download PAD Brochure
Over Age 65
Family History of Heart Disease, PAD, or Stroke
High Blood Pressure
History of Smoking
Poor Kidney Function
If you're experiencing any of these factors, you may be at risk for PAD.
Download our Risk Assessment Form to learn more.
Eat a "Heart-Healthy" Diet
...To Check the Pulses in Your Feet
...If You Are at Risk for PAD
...About Foot Care
For more ways to reduce your risk, download our Healthcare Provider Conversation Guide and talk to your doctor.Download Discussion Guide