PAD Assessment

Your risk level is: High

Answering “yes” to any of these questions indicates that you are at high risk of PAD, which occurs when the arteries of the leg become narrowed or clogged with fatty deposits, or plaque. If untreated, PAD can lead to pain at rest or amputation of the affected leg. You should request that your primary care physician refer you for a screening at Memorial Heart and Vascular Center of Excellence by calling ONE Call at (618) 767-7000. ONE Call is available 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday.

This assessment is only a tool to assess your current cardiovascular health. This tool is not designed to diagnose cardiovascular disease.

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Your risk level is: Low

If you answered “no” to all of the questions, you are most likely not at risk for cardiovascular disease right now. However, you should keep up with your regular physicals, eat right, and exercise.

This assessment is only a tool to gauge your current vascular health. This tool is not designed to diagnose vascular disease.

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Do you have pain in your legs when you walk? This short quiz can tell you if you are at risk for PAD.

Calculate your risk of Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) by filling out the form below. After submitting the form, we will calculate your results. These results will indicate if you should talk to your primary care physician about a referral for a PAD screening from a Memorial Heart & Vascular Center of Excellence physician.

Are you younger than 50 years of age with diabetes and at least one of the following: high blood pressure, smoking (current or former), or high cholesterol?
Are you 50-69 years of age with a history of diabetes or smoking?
Do you have a history of coronary artery disease (heart attack) or stroke?
Do you have buttock, thigh, or calf pain or fatigue when walking?
Do you have toe or foot pain that often disturbs your sleep?
Do you have a history of slow-healing skin wounds or ulcers on your feet?
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