Peripheral Vascular Disease (PVD) Risk Assessment Tool:

Peripheral vascular disease (PVD) is a term used to refer to atherosclerotic blockages found in the lower extremity. In the USA peripheral arterial disease affects 12–20% of Americans age 65 and older. Approximately 10 million Americans have PVD. The symptoms of PVD often go unrecognized. Diagnosis is critical, as people with PAD have a four to five times higher risk of heart attack or stroke. Are you at risk for PVD? Take the online risk assessment.

Are You At Risk For Peripheral Vascular Disease ?

Do you have a family history of diabetes or cardiovascular problems ?

Do you have diabetes or cardiovascular problems ?

Do you have high blood pressure ?

Are you currently being treated for high cholesterol ?

Are you more than 25 lbs. overweight ?

Are you over the age of 50 ?

Do you eat fried or fatty foods three times a week or more ?

Do you have aching, cramping or pain in the legs while you walk or exercise goes away after rest ?

Do you have tingling, numbness or coldness in your hands or feet ?

Do you experience impotence (men) ?

Do you smoke ?