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By Kathy Sietsema, MD This information was obtained at a lecture delivered in 2002 to the California Society of Pulmonary Rehabilitation (CSPR) by Kathy Sietsema, MD, Professor of Medicine at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. Peripheral arterial disease, (PAD), is included under the more general heading of peripheral vascular disease, or PVD. Plaques in the arteries of the legs decrease blood flow as the arteries become narrowed or blocked. This is t