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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 answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Giovanni Marciano
32 years experience
Just do it: Your young start exercising routinely and hopefully stay healthy.
Dr. J Roberts
Vascular Surgery 28 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.
Dr. Peter Ihle
Dr. Peter Ihle commented
Orthopedic Surgery 55 years experience
Amen!
Sep 3, 2013
Dr. Peter Ihle
Dr. Peter Ihle commented
Orthopedic Surgery 55 years experience
Amen!
Sep 3, 2013

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