PAD symptoms to watch for

Published 10/16 2013 11:11AM

Updated 10/16 2013 11:18AM

URBANA -- If peripheral artery disease goes untreated, it can lead to amputation or even death. So, area doctors are making sure you know the warning signs.

Carle doctors are spreading the word through a new foundation called Save a Leg, Save a Life. Tuesday was the kickoff for the chapter.

Symptoms include leg cramping and numbness, plus coldness in your leg or foot. Risk factors for the disease include smoking, high blood pressure and diabetes.

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