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Experiencing leg pain that doesn’t go away? Or perhaps wounds in your legs and feet that heal very slowly? It may have to do with your heart. Consistent leg pain may be due to Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD), which goes hand-in-hand with heart disease. With September being PAD Awareness Month, we brought interventional cardiologist Ian Cawich, MD into the studio to talk about how you can lower your risk for PAD, and how a history of smoking can increase that risk.