Physician to discuss PAD

CERRITOS - Dr. Randall Harada of Pioneer Medical Group will discuss peripheral arterial disease at a workshop Feb. 29 at the Cerritos Senior Center.The workshop is free for adults ages 50 and older. Peripheral arterial disease, also known as PAD, is a common yet serious disease that develops when arteries in the legs become clogged with plaque. People suffering from the disease are 4-5 times more likely to suffer a heart attack or stroke than the average person. Harada will discuss the signs, symptoms and current treatment options of PAD. For more information, call the senior center at (562) 916-8550.

********** Published: February 2, 2012 - Volume 10 - Issue 42