In people with diabetes, age, duration of diabetes, and peripheral neuropathy are associated with an increased risk for PAD. In patients with diabetes, over 20% of individuals over the age of 50 years have PAD, compared with 10% of those younger than 50 years. Both the severity and duration of diabetes are significant predictors of the incidence and extent of PAD.
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Cite this: Romesh Khardori. Fast Five Quiz: Type 2 Diabetes and Peripheral Artery Disease - Medscape - Feb 22, 2022.