One in every 20 Americans over the age of 50 has peripheral artery disease, or PAD, a disease that affects the arteries outside the heart. If you or someone you know suffers from this painful and often debilitating condition, this book can offer help and hope. 100 Questions and Answers About Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) provides clear, authoritative answers to common questions raised by patients and their families as they navigate the world of PAD. Renowned experts Drs. Alan Hirsch and Emile Mohler, III have written an accessible and informative book for patients who want to understand their illness more clearly. Featuring information about common symptoms, the diagnosis process, treatment options, and risk factors for related conditions such as atherosclerosis and claudication, this text is an invaluable resources for anyone coping with the physical and emotional aspects of PAD.