Vascular Disease Treatment & Screenings in Peoria, IL

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Proctor First Care - East Peoria

2535 E. Washington St.
East Peoria, Illinois 61611

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Proctor First Care - Morton

621 W. Jackson Avenue
Morton, Illinois 61550

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Proctor First Care - Peoria Heights

1120 E. War Memorial Drive
Peoria Heights, Illinois 61616

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UnityPoint Clinic - Express

8914 N. Knoxville Avenue
Peoria, Illinois 61604

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UnityPoint Clinic - Express (Washington)

209 N. Cummings Lane
Washington, Illinois 61571

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Vascular Disease Treatment Peoria, IL

Vascular Disease Treatment & Screenings

UnityPoint Health - Methodist is the leading provider of vascular disease treatment and screenings throughout Peoria and the surrounding Central Illinois area. Our team of cardiovascular specialists provide a full range of vascular services, from advanced screening to customized treatment options.

What is Vascular Disease?

Vascular disease is a condition in which arteries become blocked with plaque, a build-up of cholesterol and fatty material. Arteries carry oxygen-rich blood through the body. When arteries are damaged by plaque, blood flow can be slowed or blocked. Without treatment, life-threatening illness can result.

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Risk Factors for Vascular Disease:

If you identify with the following risk factors for vascular disease, consult your primary care physician about lifestyle changes or preventive screening:

  • Smoking
  • Increased age
  • Diabetes
  • High blood pressure
  • Obesity
  • A high-fat diet
  • Heart disease
  • Too much stress
  • Lack of Exercise
  • High levels of blood cholesterol and lipids (fats)

Types of Vascular Disease Include:

FREE Screenings for Peripheral Vascular Disease & Ankle Brachial Index

UnityPoint Health - Methodist offers FREE Ankle Brachial Index screenings for Peripheral Vascular Disease throughout the Peoria area. Please check Classes and Events for dates and locations.

Diagnostic Tests for Vascular Disease

To help diagnose a vascular disease, your doctor may order one or more of the following imaging tests:

  • Doppler/Duplex ultrasound uses sound waves to detect blood flow and make images of an artery.
  • Arteriography uses contrast dye to make arteries more visible on x-rays.
  • A CT scan uses a series of x-rays to make computer images of the arteries.
  • Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) uses a strong magnet to form images of the body without x-rays.