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Posted on 15. Sep, 2012 by in Gehan

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Hey All,

You’ve heard of high blood pressure, heart disease and stroke but what about P.A.D? Three out of four Americans are not familiar with Peripheral Arterial Disease but P.A.D. will affect 1 in 20 Americans over the age of 50 and 1 in 5 over the age of 70. If you?

· Smoke, or used to smoke

· Have diabetes

· Have high blood pressure

· Have abnormal blood cholesterol

· Are of African American or Hispanic ethnicity

· Have a personal history of vascular disease, heart disease or stroke

·   Have Claudication? – the symptom of fatigue, heaviness, tiredness, or cramping in

the leg muscles (calf, thigh, or buttocks) that occurs during activity such as walking

and goes away when you rest

· Have Skin wounds or ulcers on the feet or toes that are slow to heal

Then it’s time to come learn about P.A.D.  Join St. David’s Round Rock Medical Center’s Dr. Michael Grad, Tuesday September 18th 6pm,at the Brushy Creek Community Center, as he educates you on the symptoms of P.A.D. and what you can do to fight it.  RSVP, see below:

September 18th · 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.

The Oak Room · Brushy Creek Community Center

16318 Great Oaks Drive · Round Rock, Texas

Light Refreshments Provided

Please call (512) 478-3627 to Register TODAY!

 

Thanks,

Tyler Bybee M.S. CYSA

Sports and Fitness Lead

Brushy Creek M.U.D.

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http://www.bcmud.org

http://www.quickscores.com/brushycreek

Brushy Creek Parks and Recreation
16318 Great Oaks Dr
Round Rock, TX
78681

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