What is Peripheral artery disease (P.A.D.)
According to Wikipedia Peripheral artery disease (PAD) is an abnormal narrowing of arteries other than those that supply the heart or brain.
The narrowing is caused by plaque building up in the arteries that carry blood to your head, organs, and limbs.
Plaque is made up of fat, cholesterol, calcium, fibrous tissue, and other substances in the blood.
When the build-up plaque in the body’s arteries, this condition is called atherosclerosis. Over time, plaque can harden and narrow the arteries.
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Diagnosed diabetes left unchecked and allowed getting out of control can result in a wide range of health issues that can affect the body in very negative ways. These health issues involved, the organs of the body and how the organs are affected
Effects of Diabetes on the body
As stated in a previous post
( https://healthandwellnessforboomers.com/causes-and-effect-of-diabetes-maintaining-good-health )Sugar comes from the food we eat and is the main fuel source of power for the human body. The hormone insulin helps the cells of the body convert glucose into fuel
Effect on systems and organs
The systems and organs of the body that can be affected by diabetes are many and This includes the circulatory system, urinary, cardiovascular, nervous system and much more
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