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Why is hypertension a critical risk factor for PAD?

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Hypertension or elevated blood pressure is one of the major risk factors for PAD and the single most important risk factor for stroke.

What can we do to prevent Peripheral Arterial Disease, or more importantly, what can we do to avoid hypertension?

Encouraging safe compression

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The quickest and easiest possible way to decide on the best management of various types of leg ulcers is measuring the Ankle-Brachial Index (ABI).

Chronic wounds represent a growing medical and economic problem worldwide. Ulcers of lower legs represent a social problem from the affected patients’ perspective, as well as from the cost…

Why dialysis units need an ABI measuring device?

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Did you know that 10% of people worldwide are affected by chronic kidney disease (CKD) and that more than 2 million people worldwide currently receive treatment with dialysis or are waiting for a kidney transplantation?[i] Patients with chronic kidney disease are at higher risk of…

Terrifying predictions for cardiovascular diseases

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Cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) remain the number one cause of death globally: more people die annually from CVDs than from any other cause. “According to World Health Organisation’s (WHO) projections, the total annual number of deaths from non-communicable diseases (CVD is one of them) will increase…