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Md wants to treat peripheral vascular disease. What if I don't?

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Dr. Michael Korona
Radiology - Interventional
3 doctors agree

In brief: Gets worse

Treat now or you will regret it later. Exercise, eat right, no smoking, BP control, diabetes control.
Cholesterol control. See your doctor and develope a plan.

In brief: Gets worse

Treat now or you will regret it later. Exercise, eat right, no smoking, BP control, diabetes control.
Cholesterol control. See your doctor and develope a plan.
Dr. Michael Korona
Dr. Michael Korona
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Dr. Vasudev Ananthram
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Ask your doctor

You should take steps to improve health including smoking cessation, healthy diet , exercise, keeping cholesterol and blood pressure lot with medications if necessary and perhaps taking aspirin.
As to whether you should have a stent or surgery to improve circulation to your legs depends on your symptoms and whether you are at risk of loosing part of a limb from poor circulation.

In brief: Ask your doctor

You should take steps to improve health including smoking cessation, healthy diet , exercise, keeping cholesterol and blood pressure lot with medications if necessary and perhaps taking aspirin.
As to whether you should have a stent or surgery to improve circulation to your legs depends on your symptoms and whether you are at risk of loosing part of a limb from poor circulation.
Dr. Vasudev Ananthram
Dr. Vasudev Ananthram
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