Aa
Aa
A
A
A
Close
61536 tn?1340698163

Increased risk of CAD with PAD

I know PAD is a risk factor for CAD.  How much of a risk, exactly?
2 Responses
Avatar universal
I'd like to find information on using Teflon veins for PAD. My Father has had both veins replaced, stints, and more stints and no success. Short of amputation where can I get more information, I My friend told me his father had success with Teflon veins. But I don't even no where to begin to get this information. My father has an HMO insurance plan and I feel the Doctor GP he go's to is just stonewalling him.
Avatar universal
Hi I have had 2 heart attacks and four cardiac stents fitted I was told I have cad. Recently I've been tested for pad due to pain in legs when walking( I can't walk more than 50yds without pain) I've been told I have pad  so I've your diagnosed with pad I would certainly get checked put for cad as well
Have an Answer?

You are reading content posted in the Peripheral Artery Disease Community

Top Heart Disease Answerers
Learn About Top Answerers
Didn't find the answer you were looking for?
Ask a question
Popular Resources
Is a low-fat diet really that heart healthy after all? James D. Nicolantonio, PharmD, urges us to reconsider decades-long dietary guidelines.
Can depression and anxiety cause heart disease? Get the facts in this Missouri Medicine report.
Fish oil, folic acid, vitamin C. Find out if these supplements are heart-healthy or overhyped.
Learn what happens before, during and after a heart attack occurs.
What are the pros and cons of taking fish oil for heart health? Find out in this article from Missouri Medicine.
How to lower your heart attack risk.