Walnut Creek, CA
A 21-year-old female asked:
I'm healthy but don't exercise much, i'm 21. i don't have diabetes/major problems. could you need an amputation for not exercising? i exercise now.
2 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Giovanni Marcianoanswered
33 years experience
Just do it: Your young start exercising routinely and hopefully stay healthy.
4.9k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Dr. J Robertsanswered
Vascular Surgery 29 years experience
Don't smoke: Pvd risks including diabetes (due most commonly from obesity), hypertension, hyperlipidemia ( high serum cholesterol), and tobacco. The worst offender/promoter of vascular disease in general is tobacco. Eat a mediterranean diet, avoid tobacco, & remain lean & you'll avoid complications of vascular disease.
4.9k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Oct 4, 2016
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