THE SAGE GROUP Reports that Approximately 14 Million People in South America Suffer from Peripheral Artery Disease
Critical limb ischemia (CLI), the most severe and deadly form of PAD, afflicts 1.3 million South Americans. By 2030 that number is forecast to grow to 2.5 million.
“The number of South Americans with PAD is only moderately less than the 17.6 million afflicted in the
“Age and diabetes are two significant risk factors for PAD,” Yost explained. “In diabetics ages 50 and older, 30% to 40% suffer from PAD whereas in those with normal glucose 10%-20% have the disease.”
“The global epidemic of diabetes is driving the worldwide growth of PAD. Unfortunately,
According to the report, the largest numbers of citizens suffering from PAD are located in
About the Report:
The report contains a comprehensive analysis of the prevalence of diabetes, PAD and CLI in each of the 10 countries of
About THE SAGE GROUP
THE SAGE GROUP, a research and consulting company, specializes in atherosclerotic disease in the lower limbs, specifically PAD, IC, CLI and ALI (Acute Limb Ischemia) as well as ischemic diabetic foot ulcers (DFU) and dysvascular amputation. Recent research focuses on quantifying the economic and social costs of PAD and amputation.
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