Fast Five Quiz: Type 2 Diabetes and Peripheral Artery Disease

Romesh Khardori, MD, PhD

Disclosures

February 22, 2022

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.

Learn more about PAD.

Comments

3090D553-9492-4563-8681-AD288FA52ACE
Comments on Medscape are moderated and should be professional in tone and on topic. You must declare any conflicts of interest related to your comments and responses. Please see our Commenting Guide for further information. We reserve the right to remove posts at our sole discretion.

processing....