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12 Million Americans Suffer from PAD – Are You at Risk?

April 10, 2015

Peripheral Arterial Disease, or PAD, is a narrow blockage of the artery that can lead to heart attack or stroke – and it affects 12 million Americans. Dr. Jason Roberts sat down with WSOS 99.5 St. Augustine Radio to share more information about this condition:

  • PAD is most common in men and women over the age of 65.
  • Risk factors for PAD include smoking (even electronic cigarettes), a family history, high blood pressure, and diabetes.
  • Symptoms can manifest themselves in the legs – including pain while walking, poor toenail growth, one leg getting colder than the other, and a lack of hair below the knee.

For more, listen to the radio interview below or call 904-436-6420 to set up an appointment with the FCCI team.

Treating Varicose Veins, with Dr. Jason Roberts

April 2, 2015

If you’re ever on the golf course with Dr. Jason Roberts, watch your socks. That’s where Dr. Roberts often notices symptoms of venous insufficiency, commonly known as varicose veins. In a radio interview with WSOS 99.5 St. Augustine Radio, Dr. Roberts discussed the symptoms of varicose veins, why women experience it more often than men, noticing “sock disease” on the golf course, and the ways he and the rest of the team at FCCI can treat this condition.

Listen to the interview below, and call 904-436-6420 to set up an appointment. Continue reading “Treating Varicose Veins, with Dr. Jason Roberts” »

Dr. Khatib Interview with WSOS St. Augustine

February 26, 2015

In honor of American Heart Month, Dr. Khatib sat down with Kevin Geddings and Sam Mascato of WSOS 99.5 – St Augustine to discuss the trends he’s seen in heart disease over his 15-year career. A few highlights: Continue reading “Dr. Khatib Interview with WSOS St. Augustine” »

Dr. Cox Shines a Light on PAH for American Heart Month

February 24, 2015

American Heart Month is just wrapping up, but your cardiovascular health should be a concern all year long. Dr. Marcus Cox recently sat down with the team at First Coast Living to share information about pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH).
Continue reading “Dr. Cox Shines a Light on PAH for American Heart Month” »

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